Monthly Archives

November 2002

  • Factoid

    Factoid: The Midway Islands just are. Mid-way across the Pacific. No clowns or rides involved!…

  • Floor it.

    A long while ago I read a book that suggested taking in the view from the floor as a way to rejuvinate a positive outlook on life. I’m a firm believer in this. If…

  • Pack it on, or not.

    I’ve lost 8lb since my trip to Jordan, mostly due to a nasty intestinal bug that had me bowing to the bowl at the ancient temples of Petra. I want that weight back; yet,…

  • Hot Air

    Find out for yourself. An interesting collection of Kyoto Protocol information.…

  • Ketchup takes a beating

    I’m pretty sure this site is about soy sauce. But the truth could be more subtle. What’s with the hanged cat?…

  • Angus’ world tour

    Reader’s Digest contacted me today. I just found out that since they published my Special Feature, Legacy of Angus, in April, the article has been translated into 11 languages, published in tens of millions…

  • Prime Minister’s Office on Bush: “What a moron”

    Thank you, Francoise Ducros! The Prime Minister’s communications director showed yesterday that the PMO has its finger on the pulse of the nation, if not the world. If she’s fired for suggesting that the…

  • Wonders

    Who’s the twit that designed single-hull oil tankers? Picture the board meeting where that decision was made: “Yeah, an inch of steel between 100,000 tonnes of crude and the open sea should be fine.…