Your scribe grew up in a time when professionals were supposed to know what they were doing. Most professionals and tradesmen had done an apprenticeship or some other ..

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There is an apocryphal tale that when the French Enlightenment philosopher and lottery scam-artist Voltaire was asked on his deathbed by a priest to renounce Satan and ..

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We are living in unprecedented times, in a situation where fear and uncertainty oscillate, even in the minds of practical people with heaps of common sense. And if is bad ..

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I was reading a recent account of a lively time in a major European port, in one of the winter storms that are being blamed on climate change, but may also have something ..

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Almost exactly 42 years ago when Baird Publications was established, pollution recovery vessels were unheard of. Several major oil spills, such as those involving the ..

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