Monthly Archives: October 2009

Toxic shame: Thousands injured in African city

Synopsis of an Article removed from Independent Newspaper website after injunction by British oil trading giant, Trafigura. A British oil trading giant has agreed to a multimillion-pound payout to settle a huge damages claim from thousands of Ivory Coast citizens … Continue reading

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The “I” and the Me”

  A personal recollection of an out-of-body experience. This a re-working of a previous prose piece which I have now removed from an earlier blog in case it looks familiar which is unlikely since I doubt anybody read it previously … Continue reading

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Let me Die a Young Man’s Death by Roger McGough

Let me Die a Young Man’s Death  Let me die a young man’s death, not a clean and inbetween the sheets holywater death, not a famous-last-words peaceful out of breath death. When I’m 73 and in constant good tumour, may … Continue reading

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