Tag: history

Kick the Dog!

24 Apr, '089 Comments

When I first started blogging, way back in 2001 when blogging was the new new thing, this site used to be called Kick the Dog! What reminded me of that time is my updating some preferences in blip.tv which offers the opportunity to automagically cross post your videos to various services, one of which is […]

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Belonging

22 Sep, '0719 Comments

high resolution video here on Stage6 Thoughts on belonging and patriotism and their relationship with a person’s locale. Though I recognise that there are other aspects to consider – which you are more than welcome to discuss here – and are just as valid, my thinking is that a person cannot get that feeling of […]

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Welcome welcome Mr. Henderson!

Welcome welcome Mr. Henderson!

24 Jul, '0732 Comments

Your exalted excellency, you are in excellent company here, sir, do relax and enjoy the festivities in your honour and let whoever asks for reparations with your past be damned. You are – after all – a retired gentleman of 81 and could not be held responsible for bygone eras, surely. The world’s powers – […]

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What’s your name?

19 May, '0749 Comments

Saturday, with nothing better to do other than pottering in the garden and in the depths of the folders and documents I have in this computer. Lo and behold what I found: my full name! Ready, deep breath and read this (this is going to be my full email address at gmail too): السيد محمود […]

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3000 years in 90 seconds

3000 years in 90 seconds

23 Oct, '0613 Comments

Yep, thanks to my brother Hani, I have seen the past 3000 years of Middle Eastern history in 90 seconds. Makes you stop and think that we’re all just statistics at the end of the day, so we might as well make our lives count while we can, and remind those who think that they […]

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