Anything About Everything

14 July 2018

Divided We Fall

The use of the term “colonised” in the following video (at 2:42 to 2:55) struck me as very odd:


25 July 2009

Steven Gerrard

Filed under: Behaviour,Celebrity,Law & Order,Society,Sport — rajiv @ 2:41 pm

So Steven Gerrard has been acquitted of affray.

1 June 2009

The Financial Crisis – Who Is To Blame?

Filed under: Behaviour,Economics,Politics,Society — rajiv @ 9:19 am

Who is to blame for the current financial crisis?  The technical language of economists and academics doesn’t really answer the question.


5 February 2009


Filed under: Balance,Behaviour,Celebrity — rajiv @ 12:36 am

Someone who doesn’t seem to have any balance – Christian Bale (whoever he is, or thinks he is).


21 July 2008


Filed under: Behaviour,Economics,Law & Jurisprudence,Society — rajiv @ 8:25 am

I have come across the following situation on more than one occasion:


21 February 2008


Filed under: Behaviour,Science,Society — rajiv @ 8:11 am

On BBC News:

Scientists have discovered the first gene which appears to increase the odds of being left-handed.

The Oxford University-led team believe carrying the gene may also slightly raise the risk of developing psychotic mental illness such as schizophrenia.

The gene, LRRTM1, appears to play a key role in controlling which parts of the brain take control of specific functions, such as speech and emotion.

The study appears in the journal Molecular Psychiatry.

The brain is set up in an asymmetrical way.