OPPORTUNITIES, NOT OPPORTUNISM

OPPORTUNITIES, NOT OPPORTUNISM

When I think of cruising, what comes to mind is the opportunity to witness glorious sunsets, so huge they span the horizon and steal my breath away; the dipping sun flaring a vivid orange, the warmth of the day’s last rays magically traversing the divide to gently...
MORE TOMATOES, MORE LOVE

MORE TOMATOES, MORE LOVE

What does one make of a tomato? Not a big deal, I guess would be most people’s reaction. They won’t usually make you sit up and pay attention, unlike say, durians might. Tomatoes are just there, or not. I mean, if there are slices of tomato in my sandwich I’d eat...
A BITE OF ONION

A BITE OF ONION

Many years ago, I watched The Lost Boys (1987). I thought it was a great movie: a not-so-serious American vampire flick with the day’s cool actors, Kiefer Sutherland, etc and the good guys winning with style in the end. It was an era of what some might call “modern...
WHAT THE “WHO”?

WHAT THE “WHO”?

So last week, the World Health Organisation (WHO) announced that eating processed meats – sausages, bacon, ham, etc – causes colon cancer, and eating red meat “probably” does too. In support, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) said it’d found...