Monthly Archives: February 2013

A film and an advertising campaign

A film called “The Sessions” has just gone on cinematic release. I haven’t yet seen it, but I intend to. It tells the story of how author and poet Mark O’Brien, a polio survivor, enlisted the help of a surrogate … Continue reading

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On Flu, and the flu vaccine

The flu season is well under way in the US. According to news reports, Burt Reynolds was hospitalised with the flu and shock goth rocker Marylin Manson collapsed on stage because he had the flu. It hasn’t reached South African … Continue reading

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