Archive for October 13th, 2009

Private view

13Oct09

Some people are concerned about the use of body scanners at airports which show a ‘naked’ picture of their subject. They were using such scanners at Moscow’s Domodedevo airport a couple of years ago. I passed through them many times. Each time I was outraged that the bored lady looking at the screen did not […]


Teenage sicks

13Oct09

“From now on it can be said that plague was the concern of all of us. Hitherto, surprised as he may have been by the strange things happening around him, each individual citizen had gone about his business as usual, so far as this was possible.” (Albert Camus, La Peste (The Plague) 1947) Swine flu […]