Archive for December, 2004

Global catastrophe

Friday, December 31st, 2004

The immediate effect of the tsunami is not yet complete. At the time of writing thousands of people are still missing. Many of these will be dead. Some will die of their injuries in the coming weeks, hundreds may never be found. Even worse, the secondary problems are now starting to take effect. Tens of […]

Advertising – is it taking over the world?

Thursday, December 16th, 2004

This blog used to be open so anyone could write comments, but I have recently changed this. Now all writings will be moderated and any that advertise gambling, porn etc will be removed. Most offending comments are from people using robots, churning out phrase book entries in an attempt to get higher search engine ranking. […]

Bhopal

Thursday, December 2nd, 2004

Watched a galling tv program on the Bhopal tragedy tonight. This was entirely preventable. For those who read this but know nothing about the event which happened 20 years ago there is this from www.bopal.net.: “Shortly after midnight poison gas leaked from a factory in Bhopal, India, owned by the Union Carbide Corporation. There was […]