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The oncologist welcomed us with a big smile. He had good news: the cancer marker was lower en the scan did not show new metastases.
One year ago my wife got the news that she had cancer in both breasts with metastases in her hip.
She spent six weeks in hospital and it was a miracle that she survived.
The cancer cannot be stopped, slowed down at best.
And now we got this good news, reason to go for a short holiday: a cruise along the Norwegian coast.
Today we arrived in…
Today it is 66 years ago that the world witnessed the mass murder of Hiroshima. This birthday was not the breaking news, all attention got the us credit down grade. This rate cut was not unexpected, we all know that the country will never pay the debts. Debts are payed with new debts. We call it a ponzi scheme, but politicians have other names for this crime. Today the US has joined the world of the PIGS countries. Welcome!
In Europe the situation is not much better. The market…
Greece finance ministre Venizelos said that it was the patriotic duty of Greeks to pump their cash hoardings back into the economy. "They should for reasons of participation in the national effort to revive the economy, return them to banks," he said.
Patriotic duty... is this a new word from our politicians? We do not hear the word patriotic very often in Europe. Patrotism died in the trenches in Flandres almost 100 years ago.
I fear that very few Greek will comply with his…Continue
Some good news for animals in the Netherlands?
In the Netherlands, the left wingers see this ritual slaughter as cruelty to animals, whereas the christian parties see freedom of a human being…