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I have come up with the ultimate test to determine someone’s age, their general education and how corrupted or uncorrupted their mind is. The best thing: it’s not some complicated test which takes hours to administer and weeks to evaluate. … Continue reading
I had heard about the danger of stepping on a landmine before, of course. I had read and heard reports about the many people to whom the same had happened, and I had felt sorry for them. But never had … Continue reading
I woke up this morning, at 0630 mind you, to the radio news of BBC World Service which included a short item about Amnesty International warning of a “humanitarian crisis” in Greece because of the situation of the refugees there. … Continue reading
The travel poetry continues: I used an app called “Apple Map” but it was total crap and only showed a gap.
Of course it had to happen with this US election as well. It happens with every election now, whether domestic or international ones. TV anchors, journalists, bloggers and especially the candidates call this “a historic election”. But they almost never explain why. In … Continue reading
This will be a short book review because Robert Proctor’s book about the dangers of tobacco, smoking and cigarettes can be dismissed outright after reading the title and the introduction. Although I occasionally smoke cigars, I know it’s neither healthy … Continue reading
Photographed last year during the Tottenham Riots in London (under extreme danger to my own life, I might add): Maybe this was the real cause behind the Tottenham Riots? – Hey Jerk, a bread and a bagel please. – What … Continue reading
I never paid too much attention to the weather forecast. After all, I can look outside or analyse the clouds and the flight of the birds myself. But then I discovered that some weather forecasts are also useful to, ehm, … Continue reading
Because I go on a lot of long walks at all times of the day, I regularly download podcasts to provide me with stimulating intellectual company during these walks – as nobody seems to wish to join me in person. I listen … Continue reading