Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Flashpoint Looms in the Balkans - Who will Douse the Flames?

Just as in every major conflict which has occurred in the Balkans over the past one hundred years, the igniting spark for the next one has failed to attract due attention from the world media. The next battle Looms.

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Monday, March 17, 2008

Is Your Post Mortem Post Ready?

Online relationships can be fleeting, or they can be long standing. Sometimes they can just end abruptly, without a word of explanation, without reason and without a word of farewell.

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Tuesday, January 29, 2008

The Words of the first Citizen Journalists still Reverberate

The apostles who wrote the bibles cared! Did the Nicaean Council care as much?

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Big Questions - Strange Answers

It is a question that has vexed science for many years. It is, simply put;Why is the universe that we live in always 'just right' for us to live in?

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Thursday, October 25, 2007

How to Start a War - The Script

It's as if the Turks have somehow gotten hold of the old 'script', including the breaks and time lines. Isn't it all becoming so familiar that anybody with an ear for the news could just hop on board and become the main architect for war in any country, any theater on the globe. It's easy, just follow these simple instructions

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We Are Immortal - Really

I know something that my father didn't, and could never have known. He might have begun to suspect it had he just lived a few years longer.What he never knew is that I am immortal!I have the honour of belonging to the first generation of immortal human beings, really.

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Are We Developing a Taste for Death, Destruction & Mutilation?

In the few years since the invasion of Iraq by coalition forces and the overthrow of Saddam Hussein's dictatorship, I have noticed a seed change in the way atrocities are reported by the media.

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Monday, August 20, 2007

British Astronauts

This e-petition is an attempt to get the Government of the UK to join the EAC. and get British Astronauts up there into space with the rest of Europe.
No single commitment could do more to inspire the general public with regards to space efforts. In joining the EAC, our government could in stroke inspire the young of today to look to the heavens in wonder and commit themselves to the study of the sciences in the knowledge that one day they could become astronauts - and who among us has not, at some point, had that dream?
Sign it here:

Sunday, August 19, 2007

Re-Writes

My pet hate!
I've been asked to do a re-write on a short story I submitted for publication. I know it's a good result - not an out of hand rejection - but I really hate doing it. After all, my writing is perfect...isn't it?
It's hard to do. Writers love their own written words. We are an anal retentive bunch.

The Biggest Horizon in the World

The picture above was taken in the Northern Sahara Desert. It's a salt plain and that horizon continues for 360 degrees. Anita looks sort of lost surrounded by all that space.

Sunday, July 08, 2007

Post Holiday Blues

I hate post holiday blues.
We've been back for almost a fortnight and I still feel like shit.
The only cure I know is to go back out so I've booked for Tunisia.
Leaving next week for a fortnight.
Yep!!