Category: Human issues

ethical issues and human interest stories

Part 9: The resistance

Part 1: Letter from New Zealand Part 2: The world is in good hands Part 3: Sovereignty – who actually owns this nation Part 4: Wheels within wheels Part 5: The Venetians and the concept of oligarchy Part 6: The…

Meal fit for a king

This is good but still needs the smyetana [sour cream] Who said nutritious food has to be bad for you? Just polished off half a sweet-chilli chicken breast from Morrisons, in strips, with skin removed [£1.69], mixed greens – shredded…

Tempus fugit

There’s some vague recollection in the back of the mind that I was going to do a post either last night or this morning but I must have dropped off and 2 o’clock this morning saw me thinking about it…

On tenterhooks?

Had to laugh at this hat tip from Lord T: The England team visited an orphanage in Cape Town yesterday. “It’s heartbreaking to see their sad faces with no hope” said Jamal, aged 6. 12 minutes to go and the…

Poverty is relative

In British terms, I’m certainly what would be regarded as poor.  With all clothes, valuables etc. spread across the world, never to be recovered, having lost what money I had in Russia, I came back, in 2008, with a small…