Category Archives: War

Love and war

Every now and then we seem to drift into war talk, in the west anyway, and maybe in many places of the world. As troops pull out of Afghanistan the new threat seems to be Iran, and you would not … Continue reading

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The one thing wrong with Government is….

In an established democracy of more than 60 million people  you would think after 1000 years we would be able to get the UK Government right, but we don’t. It might be that it is a ‘really difficult job’, but … Continue reading

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Little mistakes, big consequences

I made a little mistake today and am still kicking myself for it, though the consequences are minor. Shopping at the Farmer’s market I bought some leeks. They are quite long so they stuck out of my backpack. I didn’t … Continue reading

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The year our world began

I am close to finishing Felipe Fernandez-Armesto’s book, 1992, The year our world began, and it strikes me that the essence of this historian’s message is that it is all about paradigm change. The voyage and discovery of Columbus to … Continue reading

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Oops, something went wrong!

The amazing pictures of the Concordia lying helpless on its side probably induced a balance of laughter and horror. The arrest of the captain may be standard procedure but the hint that it was all his fault was implicit in … Continue reading

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Mass action

With three post Christmas days of holiday there will be a few crowded shops, which I guess is good for the economy, though maybe not so good for the planet? We tend to like doing things in crowds, well, some … Continue reading

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Change and choice

The death of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il might not lead to as much change in North Korea as we might hope, but hope for positive change can be ignited and that hope includes the wish that leaders of … Continue reading

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