Medicrime - A new international treaty

Blimey! Did you know there is no international treaty relating to the manufacture and sale of counterfeit medical products? I mean seriously, there are international treaties on the thickness of custard, the transparency of maple syrup and the fruit content of chunky marmalade, but when it comes to knocking out a few million fake aspirin […]

A stitch in time saves…….stress apparently

As tempted as I am to drift of into the Gershwin/Heyward classic “Summertime (and the living is easy)” in some form of dysfunctional tribute to Ukraine remaining permanently in Summer Time from now on rather than having to remember to “spring forwards” and “fall back” the clocks each year, I won’t. Suffice to say, Ukraine […]

Ecology/Environmental planning, registers and protocols

With the almost immediate beginning of the Black Sea and Sea of Azov shelves by the likes of the China Petroleum Company, Shell, Chevron, Eni, Petrobrazilia et al, one has to suspect there will be a State encouraged ISO 14001 styled (if not ISO 14001 itself) environmental policy push amongst the larger industrial companies operating […]