“There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature,” said P.G. Wodehouse.
Well, someone of my dubious literary intelligence cannot claim to know what… 559 more words
“No. I wish to cancel that order and place another”.
When we generally say this in the hotels and restaurants and promptly another dish is served (or not served for whatever reasons) do we ever sit back and wonder what goes on behind the scenes? 774 more words
DNA has many uses. These include criminal investigations (ever watched CSI? It’s full of the stuff.); paternity suits; tracking genetic mutations of species; and predicting the fate of unborn foetuses. 422 more words
A few days ago, my wife had Arthur Hailey’s Airport on an old retro movie channel. That movie began a lifelong aversion to plane travel. My parents took me to every one of those air disaster films throughout the Seventies and to this day they can’t understand why I detest any form of plane travel. 577 more words