Author: Him

Pipe and Slippers Man?

Wedding Anniversary Presents. 2016 . KHUSSA or MOJARI Punjabi slippers.   These slippers are still hand made in the Punjab, the dialect gives rise to the different names, there are several others. These differ from the Middle Eastern and African…

Megabollix Three

This by way of being an update of the last few months. It all started out by the suspicious behaviour on behalf of the lady general factotum. She was going around looking at us and muttering to herself that although…

Venetian Peace Flag

Pax Tibi Marce Evangelista Meus The republic of Venice created out of the lagoon communities in the northeast of the now Italy in the seventh century adopted St. Mark as its patron saint. The winged lion holding a book on…

Why There Are No Dissidents Now?

Perhaps this video is a pointer as to why there are less and less people prepared to act against the powers that be.The title is quite misleading, certainly Glen Greenwald is a Snowden journalist with a book to promote, but…

Les Chansons du Peuple.

  Assez bien oublié en La France sont les protagonistes sauf Jean Moulin. Encore un Chant inspirant néanmoins   Puis vint la guerre d’Algerie et d’Indochine, Ce fut une riposte, il a été censuré et interdit pendant la guerre en…

Megabollix, part 2

Part Two We are “Dorper” sheep. Quite a rare breed of sheep in France, the name comes from the male Dorset Horn and the female Blackhead Persian Sheep. As you would expect we have black heads and a white body.(More…

Sir Ken Robinson

A very witty and funny, but passionate plea for alteration of the education system worldwi   Do Schools Kill Creativity? I think they do.     This is essentially part two of the selection. How do you get to INSIST…

1 Kennet Road, A.E.R.E. Harwell.

  UPDATED on 19th December 2016   1 Kennet Road. It would be better to put a little perspective on life in this part of England at the commencement of these reminiscences, 1947. Food and clothing were rationed to everyone,cars…

Simon de Montfort

Simon de Montfort This is why we have an original flag to commemorate him.  It was my wife, of fiercely held democratic views, who first drew my attention to Simon de Monfort, 6th Earl of Leicester. He was born in…