Monthly Archives: January 2014

Iran is flavour of the month

So Iran is open for business, for tourists, is it? This is strange, one moment Iran is public enemy no.1, the next the country is flavour of the month. This was in the Evening Standard magazine on Friday the 24th … Continue reading

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Syrian refugees

We live in one World. A World that is torn with strife. It is hard to think of a time since World War 2 that is so chaotic & war torn. It isn’t just Syria. It is also much of … Continue reading

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Don’t let their heartbeat stop on St Valentine’s Day

Prisoners in Iran are denied medical treatment. Whether they live or die is of no consequence to the authorities. Many of them are guilty of being mohareb, that is one who wages against God. It is akin to burning witches … Continue reading

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Haiti 2014

In Haiti, the devastating effects of the 2010 earthquake were compounded by the cholera outbreak. It was identified as coming from South Asia. It has had a devastating effect upon Haiti. It has spread to neighbouring countries. Diseases have often … Continue reading

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Iran pulls the wool over John Kerry’s eyes

Iran seems to be in John Kerry’s good books. It is hard to know, with all of their problems just how worried American is about Iran acquiring nuclear weapons. They may be. But America has so many problems, domestic & … Continue reading

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Erbil

Erbil is on the border or Iraqi Kurdistan & Iran. It contains much of the forbidden fruit of Western Capitalism I gather. Reports vary as to the present state in the Islam versus secularism game. There is much tension between … Continue reading

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Black Dog

I had the black dog this morning. I don’t very often get it. But there it was this morning. There is something about lying prone which brings it on. It could be old age. It could be evolution’s device for … Continue reading

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