Monthly Archives: November 2008

Sukhoi Su-33 Flanker-D, “Admiral Kuznetsov” Aircraft Carrier

Sit back and enjoy this amazing aircraft:        But not this one:      

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What have you done to England…..

  If it wasn’t for the Nips Being so good at building Ships, The Yards would still be open on the Clyde.   But it can’t be much fun for them, Beneath the Rising Sun, With all their kids committing … Continue reading

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Poem – Brainstorm

This poem evokes images of Lincoln, England in November some years ago when I was incarcerated in The Lawn Hospital, a private psychiatric unit and one day managed to ‘escape’ into the town. On a descending road nearby I stopped … Continue reading

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A Tribute to Rick Wright – Keyboard Player with Pink Floyd

Richard Wright Rock musician | 1943 – 2008  Founding member of Pink Floyd whose keyboards helped create a unique rock sound Richard Wright, who died from cancer on 15 September, 2008, contributed ethereal and atmospheric keyboards to the melting pot … Continue reading

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My American Heroine – The story of Mary Cecilia Brown and the Hollywood Sign

The Hollywood Sign in Los Angeles – look carefully at the letter H please before reading this article. The Story of Mary Cecilia Brown and the Hollywood Sign In the early 1920s, the region of Los Angeles known as Hollywood, … Continue reading

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Lenin never visited Poland – did he?

Based on a gag by Barry Cryer heard at Edinburgh Festival: Andropov (Soviet leader in 1980s) decided he was going to visit Poland. To mark the visit, the Communist Party Secretariat in the Kremlin decide Andropov should make a symbolic gift … Continue reading

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Beards are bad for business

  Beards are bad for business ? As the proud owner of a beard, now unfortunately somewhat graying , I was fascinated to see the heavy and highly effective disguise which was adopted by the Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic, … Continue reading

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