Sunday 24 April 2011

Our small flock of eight point of lay hens is now fully productive. Each hen is now laying about six eggs a week. We need to find worthy neighbours to take our surplus. Meanwhile we have the pleasure of fresh, free range, … Continue reading →

Monday 04 April 2011

We have now tended our new flock of hens for a week. Of the eight, two are laying and one or two others are trying. In this first week we have had eight fresh eggs.  We are led to believe … Continue reading →

Sunday 03 April 2011

  Tuesday 29 March 2011 was a good day for Polish hens.  That was the day when my wife, after much questioning of my sanity, agreed to travel with me from our village near Radawiec to a small but well-regulated … Continue reading →

Sunday 20 March 2011

The neo-conservative narrative covering events in Bahrain is plain wrong and mischievous in its attempt to deceive decent people into thinking that the authorities in Bahrain had no option but to brutally suppress a sectarian Shia uprising or face domination by Iran. … Continue reading →

Full house: Playing Bahrains sectarian card – Opinion – Al Jazeera English.

Monday 14 March 2011

I cannot believe that the intervention of troops led by Saudi Arabia from the GCC Peninsula Shield force serves anyone in Bahrain.  It certainly does not serve the Shia, it can only harm the already fragile relationship between the ruling … Continue reading →

Sunday 13 March 2011

They always promise to protect the most vulnerable when they are touting for our votes. I couldn’t resist the cartoon in today’s Daily Telegraph – reprinted here with full acknowledgements.

Saturday 12 March 2011

My grandson Oliver is crazy about cars – what small boy isn’t? Even we big boys and those of us old enough to know better still fancy a super-car so just to please us all I offer a nice little Power … Continue reading →

You don’t have to be a slave to SMS text services. I will tell you how to dump this useless facility which is costing us all dear and making telephone companies richer than the oil giants. But first a little background. I … Continue reading →

There are no words that I can find to describe the primeval power we all saw unleashed by the tsunami that hit Japan yesterday. Commentators were inanely saying that if there is a country in the world prepared to deal … Continue reading →

Omlet Cartoon