Category: briefs - brief opinions on varied topics

book notes

Without a trace

A book about some of the biggest mysteries of our time – from UFOs to disappearances in the Bermuda Triangle and the lost city of Atlantis. by Charles Berlitz.


What we all need by Richard Crasta

The book covers an array of topics from unsafe to frequent sex to repression of the very topic in India. Thoughts of war and suggestions on how to end it. As an addict of massages, there is a discussion on it. He also speaks of his initial experience in an an American literary company. And what I found most distressing was his experience with benzodiazepene abuse – a common drug that is prescribed perhaps all too frequently.


I heard tale long ago of a man with cancer who was given 6 months to live. He decided to go out in a blaze of laughter and locked himself up in a hotel room with jokebooks / comedians and friends – making the most of his time. 6 months later he hadnt kicked it and eventually was cured.

Googling showed me this article which proves that, though the details may be sketchy, so I most certainly am not making a mistake when I say this.

How, we ask, can this happen – endorphins are the key. Read more »


Finally decided to start talking about the books I read and the ideas I pick up from them. This particular post of course will keep changing as I remember / read more.

The Silmarillion – John Ronald Reueul Tolkien (The Music of the AinurValar, numenorian rise and fall) – Yeah LOTR was pretty good too 😛

Illusions, Seagull, Curious Lives, BA4E – Richard Bach

The Prophet – Kahlil Gibran Read more »