Where were you when…?
September 7th, 2009
by Ian de Stains OBE You know how it goes. Where were you when (insert your choice: Kennedy was assassinated, men landed on the moon, John Lennon was shot, Michael Jackson died)? There are events in world history that make curious place-markers for many people. Most of us who were alive during the period incorporating …
A brave new world
October 5th, 2001
by Robert J. Collins Deadlines being what they are, I returned last month from a trip overseas, rushed upstairs to my office, wrote an innocuous Weekender column welcoming newcomers to Japan and faxed it off literally minutes before the printers slammed the gates shut. I then went downstairs, turned on the TV and suddenly it …