Monthly Archives: December 2012

Been a little quiet – due to an unwelcome little critter

Norovirus. Bah! Image from The Telegraph. Advertisements

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Monday Mellow Music™, December 24 – Merry Christmas to one and all!

The week before Christmas for quite a number of people I know ended in bed with a winter cold. This household was not spared, either – but even though there is the odd elephant trumpeting of a nose being blown, … Continue reading

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What right is worth the lives of 120,000 children?

If you’d been asking this question in Rwanda just after the onslaught of the genocide – where the numbers were much more frightening that this – I honestly do not know what answers you might have had. But apparently, in … Continue reading

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Thursday Coming Home Music™, December 13 – New player in house!

Two confessions, one of which at least should make my head hang in shame – but it doesn’t because it’s just too cool: I have unpacked one of my Christmas presents (actually bought it myself, too) Bob, I so enjoy … Continue reading

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Cobblestone Flight Review: The Trip From Hell part two: CPH – ORD – LAN on Scandinavian/United

Let me start right off by saying that the flying SAS part of this trip was the one that went well. Yes, SAS is my hometurf airline, and yes I do like them as an airline – but even then, … Continue reading

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Cobblestone Flight Review: The Trip From Hell part one: CPH – YYZ – DTW on Air Canada

On Sunday, Dec 9 it was the plan that we – a colleague and I – should fly via Toronto to Detroit and head up from there by car to Lansing. And no, we were not going there as demonstrators … Continue reading

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Friday Motorway Music™, December 7 – Waking Up Is Hard To Do

Yes, that title is an awful pun on a good old song – take your pick from Neil Sedaka or The Carpenters as the artist (the version in my collection is the latter – and Bob, can I already feel … Continue reading

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