Monthly Archives: May 2013

THE MOSQUE KITCHEN


 The Mosque Kitchen, Potterow, Edinburgh When I took my eldest daughter, Victoria, to visit the University of Edinburgh prior to her applying to study there, we had an excellent lunchtime curry in the Mosque kitchen at Potterow. If the men (Muslims) serving from behind the counter thought that the person in the line couldn’t afford […]

HOUSES CREATE MORE HUMAN HAPPINESS THAN FIELDS


… or so we are told today by Mr Nick Boles, Planning Minister (see link below). I live in the Highlands of Scotland: relatively low population density. Recently I found myself spending a couple of weeks living on the eastern outskirts of Bristol; I went down to arrange my father’s funeral. My experiences in the […]

FAREWELL FATHER


I’ve been out of action this past 2 weeks.  My dear father died on 11 May at the age of 84 years.  He fell at home, was taken in to hospital in Weston-super-Mare, contracted pneumonia and died peacefully as a result.  The NHS staff were truly superb.  My dad lived in Clevedon, near Bristol.  I […]

WHO IS ‘NUMBER ONE’ IN THE MODERN-DAY PANTHEON OF IDIOTS?


To discover who is Number One in the modern-day pantheon of idiots running countries around the world, watch this …  

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