Month: July 1994

The Russian Coup (1991)

Diary entry Moscow 19th August 1991 I was listening to Radio Moscow on short wave in Limerick, Ireland and the program was interrupted. Then there was some orchestral music. News of  an attempted Coup in Moscow. Boris Yeltsin is in…

Science, Magic and Religion.

People confuse these. Atheists can have a viewpoint on Religion, because it’s about faith, belief. Science can’t, because how can Science measure it or do experiments on Religion any more than on Hope, Justice, Mercy, Love, Hate or Morality?  To…

German Reunification (1990)

Diary entry Deutsche Einheit May 1989 to October 1990 The opening of the Border in May 1989 Hungary led to fall of the Berlin Wall in November 1989. In reality it wasn’t just the Russians that had kept Germany divided…