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Japan rebuilt Hiroshima. That’s the big difference.


Hold up! Before you read on, please read this...

This post was published more than 11 years ago

I keep old posts on the site because I often enjoy reading old content on other people's sites. Not everything that is old is bad. It can be interesting to see how views have changed over time: for example, how my strident teenage views have mellowed and matured.

But given the age of this post, please bear in mind:

  • My views might very well have changed in the 11 years since I wrote this post. I have written some very silly things over the years, many of which I find pretty embarrassing today.
  • This post might use language in ways which I would now consider highly inappropriate or offensive.
  • Factual information might be outdated.
  • Links might be broken; embedded material might not appear properly.

Okay. Consider yourself duly warned. Read on...

Here lies Vera


Look at the picture, listen to the clip from The Morning Report, heck, visit Ashley Morris’s blog if you want to. I don’t understand how this can happen in the world’s richest country in the 21st century, and I’m not even going to try and comment on something that I can’t begin to comprehend.

This 947th post was filed under: News and Comment.

More posts worth reading

What I’ve been reading this month (published 5th March 2018)

What I’ve been reading this month (published 6th February 2018)

TV I’ve been watching lately (published 9th January 2018)

Divine answer to earthly question (published 5th June 2005)

Photo-a-day 64: On the train (published 6th March 2014)

A new direction for M&S? (published 30th April 2007)

Paxman savaged by ‘attack dog’ Reid (published 9th March 2005)

Comments and responses

Comment from ashley

by ashley

Comment posted at 17:50 on 1st September 2006.

Thanks for the link. I just pray, one year post-K, that people don’t forget about us.

Comment from sjhoward (author of the post)

by sjhoward

Comment posted at 19:32 on 1st September 2006.

I hope so too – and thank you for the return link – most appreciated.

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