August 2010

Goodbye Nana

This morning my 99 year old Grandmother, Dorothy Ollerton, breathed her last breath. She was the last of her generation in my family, and managed to outlive...

August 14, 2010
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Huxley vs. Orwell

Found on Dancarlin.com: What Orwell feared were those who would ban books. What Huxley feared was that there would be no reason to ban a book, for...

August 13, 2010
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Chinese Muslims

So today I came across an interesting bit of information I didn’t know. It seems that in the Yuan Dynasty the Mongolian rulers didn’t trust the Han...

August 13, 2010
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