My long long wait at the consulate this morning ( more of which to come) was by anyone’s standards awful, sitting around for 2 and a half hours to hand in some papers and another hour and a bit to pay for the privilege made me a little grumpy. 903 more words
50 years after the US military intervention in the Vietnam War, the weapons it used continue to harm the local population. Unexploded mines still take lives and the consequences of “Agent Orange” claim new victims.
Carol said, and I tend to believe her (for Carol is it seems to me someone who tells the truth, though I admit I have not known her long) that Michael lives from spring to fall in the park near his mother’s house and that he served in Vietnam. 407 more words