Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind – A Einstein I have been a bit disconcerted by planetary events of late. What to make of this […]
During my visit to Canada I was fascinated by the Haida people and their story of creation. The Haida are an indigenous people of the Pacific Northwest Coast of North America. […]
After a recent stay in Canada I marvelled at their society, their economy, their baffling politeness and how they manage to hold it all together. Just how does Canada maintain […]
Oh well…..this image is not an attempt at humour. I modified the cover of Time to help me cope.
I met Erossoph, a polish sausage seller on the street in Toronto. Large in stature and presence, gregarious and welcoming, he had his own little sidewalk stand. He told me […]
The new cover of the British satirical magazine, Private Eye, sums up the difference between two eras of US politics. Quiet Earth sponsored audio: Change and the New World Order […]
“The greatest politeness is free of all formality” – Chuang Tzu The English do politeness like no other culture. But I’m convinced the Canadians do it better. Simply because they […]