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Looks like Purina has also joined the voluntary recall party - around midnight, no less. They too used gluten from the same mystery wheat gluten supplier. The affected product is Alpo Prime Cuts in Gravy (a dog food) - but read the release for the details. My question is: Who... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2012 at Blogger 28's blog
On July 11, after two-and-a half months of roaming around Africa for the third time, I flew (via Lilongwe, Addis Ababa and Khartoum) from Lusaka to Cairo. 48 hours later I was on my way to JFK (via Rome and Milan). I spent 18 hours in the Tri-state Area. Then... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2012 at Blogger 28's blog
Yesterday was the day all the Beijing taxi drivers started wearing uniforms. Yellow, collared shirts, blue cargo pants with silver zippers, yellow and blue-striped ties. My driver, Mr. Gao, was very proud of his new uniform, but confessed he couldn't keep his tie on the whole day, what with the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2012 at Blogger 28's blog
he first thing I noticed was the rapidly averted gaze. Toting a clipboard immediately marks one as part of the ‘untouchable’ caste, languishing in the same pit as cold-callers, Betterware agents, market researchers, and people who spend train journeys choosing a new ring tone. We had our little stall set... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2011 at Blogger 28's blog
nce again, US allegations are presented as fact. Bush did not ‘note’ -he alleged. They do not mention, for instance, that even the British Foreign Secretary conceded recently that there is no evidence of Iranian complicity in Iraqi attacks on British forces -who are the ones closest to the Iranian... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2011 at Blogger 28's blog
Princess Diana undoubtedly did a fair bit for any number of charities and I’m quite willing to believe that her celebrity was a shot in the arm to many of them. What I find absolutely confounding, though, is the level of sheer veneration that attaches to the woman for her... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2011 at Blogger 28's blog
Regular readers will remember my good friend 'Compost' who spent several weeks earlier this year in the Occupied Territories and was kind enough to share her thoughts here. Not content with taking on the might of the IDF, she's now out for blood in a town centre near you (or... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2011 at Blogger 28's blog
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