Author: Amfortas

Lenten fish

I have seen so many plates of food photos on N.O, I thought that I should send one in. It is Lent and according to some cafeteria Catholics one is supposed to have fish on Fridays instead of meat during…

The second five

So many took an interest in the ‘five most elegant’ aircraft, that I thought we need to take the top ten. Here’s my next five. The Bone Even the most jaundiced eye can see that this is a Lady. A…

Abortion revisited

There is a ‘game’ played by dysfunctional people and described by psychiatrist Dr Eric Berne in his capital little book, “The Games People Play”. People often disagree with one another. A protagonist with an ax to grind and a lack…

Dan smacks down CNN

http://heatst.com/uk/british-mep-daniel-hannan-spent-nine-minutes-smacking-down-cnn-journalist/ I tried. I really did. But I can take just so much of an obnoxious, carping, interrupting, over-talking, LYING interviewer who is determined to ride roughshod over her interviewee. She is rude, insensitive and lacks ALL those qualities so…

Letter from Tasmania

Just to join the culinary output demonstrations that James likes to show, I thought you might like to see what a Tasmanian hermit ate on his first evening in the new cave.