Quote of the week
'..The friends we have lost do not repose under the ground...they are buried deep in our hearts. It has been thus ordained that they may always accompany us...'- Alexandre Dumas - Diaspora
Amartya Sen, immigration, identity and self reflection

There is a widely broadcasted event of Armatya Sen being interrogated at Heathrow by a some what slow and ill informed immigration officer. In Sen’s immaculate wit we can all enjoy the moment. Well of course we would recognise the great man, have read his books or columns about him. Recall the 2016 event: “Mr. Sen, now a professor at Harvard, was awarded the 1998 Nobel Prize in economics for his contributions to the field of welfare economics. He…

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Farmer’s Market

Well we did say we would cover some trivia!! I  am a keen fan of farmer’s markets. On Saturday mornings a Farmer’s Market comes to Notting Hill and I have been a supporter for many years now.  I have got to know several of the people there with some affection. I buy some  bread and cakes  from a lady who started her own blog. She is keen about music -n I think called Indy –  and  deeply into ecology…

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