Monthly Archives: December 2010

Euro-English

The European Union commissioners have announced that agreement has been reached to adopt English as the preferred language for European communications, rather than German, which was the other possibility. As part of negotiations, her Majesty’s Government conceded that English spelling … Continue reading

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Christmas 2010 (2)

Beautiful tunes to listen to at Christmas. The first is a very nice performance of Amazing Grace. The second one my favourite version of Sands of Kuwait, originally in honour of those who lost their lives in Desert Storm, but … Continue reading

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Christmas 2010

The Great Firewall of China seems to be higher than ever, and after messing about for hours with a whole arsenal of VPN’s, proxy servers and the like, I am finally able to access my blog again. From a sunny … Continue reading

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