Category: Human issues

ethical issues and human interest stories

True stonewalling

There’s a Russian phrase Зачем вам знать or za chem vam znat and it means ‘for what for you to know’ or more easily ‘why do y’all need to know’?  I prefer to leave it as za chem [rounder translation –…

Midweek ramblings

Haiku mentions that the last one was ‘spooky’ – interesting choice of word.  I haddadream last night which was only possible through actually sleeping for once, which is my health report for the day. And in that dream, I saw…

How far virtual reality?

South Korea: It is difficult, indeed heartbreaking, to watch. A woman in a purple jumper and white trousers leans down, as a pretty young girl in a mauve dress skips around her. The woman, Jang Ji-sung, is South Korean, and…

Breakfast Chez N.O. Limits

Chef haiku attempts to seduce you with the garlic starter: https://www.thekitchn.com/korean-egg-breakfast-sandwich-youtube-23004240 He saw this YouTube video of a popular restaurant in Seoul, South Korea where they make their sandwiches with garlic butter toast! Nothing will ever be the same again. Chuckles weighs…

Bedding

It was time to replenish today, bath and change bedding, thought I might take a picture of the white on white, hopefully get that rippling meringue or even sea effect, don’t mind me, let’s move on. Best was to get…

Shrovetide

Probably woefully out of chronological or festival order, the one above is for Shrovetide, the ones below I think just folk – how would I know?

Corona

There was too much sensationalism in parts of the Unz article: https://www.unz.com/article/was-the-2020-wuhan-coronavirus-an-engineered-biological-attack-on-china-by-america-for-geopolitical-advantage/ Most of it was interesting and ran that history again, including the Canadian connection.  Who knows who’s the baddy in the situation?  Does look like brinkmanship to me.…