NEVER THE TWAIN….

I was sent an email recently, from a friend in Stockholm, Sweden, expressing concern about a note that had been sent to all parents of the school their children attended. This note was not officially sanctioned by the school, nor the education authority, so cannot be viewed as being official policy, but is concerning nonetheless, as it addresses something that has become a serious issue in a number of European countries. A school in a small town in Germany, however, […]

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BREAK-UP TO MAKE-UP….

A few years ago there was a scandal concerning the black market sale of human body parts on Ebay. Not really shocking when you consider that parts of the human body have always held great value in certain parts of the world. A human skull, for example, would be very valuable to a voodoo priest, a shrunken one even more so. One South American witchdoctor was reputed to have had a fence around his house made of human spines. He […]

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