Don’t worry, be happy

The latest reporting offence comes from BBC… that venerable institution of quality journalism. If it is as riven with trendy causes and zeitgeist journalism as CBC it is hard to tell from a distance but generally it seems to value quality and accuracy rather than...

Manufacturing threats

What’s with CBC Radio news (and perhaps even the TV news, except I never watch it) and elections? Guess the fact that incumbents and challengers, political parties and causes are clashing throughout any campaign isn’t exciting enough. Perhaps since so much...

Between Italy and Croatia

… from the ship We’re somewhere on the Adriatic Sea – can’t see land, of course, so have no sense of exactly where we are. It is an absolute zoo on this boat bound for Venice. With the airlines out-of-action everyone is scrambling for any way...