Monthly Archive: May 2012

Tim Flannery and tooth decay 1

Tim Flannery and tooth decay

Climate Commissioner Professor Tim Flannery has recently told the Australian Medical Association’s annual conference that teeth containing amalgam fillings should be removed from dead people prior to cremation to prevent mercury vapor from escaping...

The peasants are revolting… 1

The peasants are revolting…

or, more accurately, the students are demonstrating… Mild scenes were reported today from Montreal as local students celebrated the 100th day of protests against the increase of annual student fees from $2200 to $3800...

feeding time at the waterhole 1

feeding time at the waterhole

I really really wanted a swim this afternoon. This is the first weekend that the pool in my apartment building has had water in it. Unfortunately, here is how the pool looked at 5pm....

They know who you are… 0

They know who you are…

My apartment is supposed to have wire “less” broadband, but somehow the “less” is a “d”. Which would be fine, if my Kindle, iPod, iPad and MacBook Air weren’t all “less” and you can...

A perfect dinner 2

A perfect dinner

After what seems like several weeks of eating unhealthy hotel food, finally got to enjoy my own cooking last night. Here is an imperfect photograph of a nearly perfect meal: Sautéed salmon with asparagus,...

Travel is so much less worrying these days 0

Travel is so much less worrying these days

stuck in Chek Lap Kok Airport, Hong Kong waiting for a delayed flight to Toronto. Looks like I am going to miss my connection to Montreal. used to be this was a cause of...