Tag Archives: Freedom

Disenchantment

I experienced the smoking ban of 1 July 2007 as a profound loss of freedom. Britain no longer seemed like a free country after that. But was it ever a free country? What is a free country? Maybe it was … Continue reading

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Planned and Unplanned

Mail: SpaceX launches another 60 Starlink satellites into orbit — including one with an inbuilt ‘sun visor’ to make the constellation less visible from Earth Total number of Starlink satellites now in orbit has now reached 482 SpaceX has permission … Continue reading

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Superstition

A week or two back, Vaping Liz sent me a link to a video of one of Dennis Prager’s fireside chats. It featured him sat, as promised, beside a blazing fire. And he was also smoking a cigar. And he … Continue reading

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Full Scale Assault

A few days back, in the Smoky Drinky Bar, Emily mentioned in passing that one of her smoking friends didn’t think smoking bans really mattered. And I was thinking this morning that probably that’s the way most smokers think about … Continue reading

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An Unplanned Life

I’ve lived an unplanned life. I never had plans about what I wanted to do with my life. I never had any goals or ambitions. There was never anything I was particularly trying to achieve. I think that what I … Continue reading

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