Google Gagarin

It Was 50 Years Ago, Today …when mankind left the gravitational confines of our Earth. A poor boy from the steppes, Yuri Gagarin, simultaneously became the first man in space and the first man to leave Earth and orbit it completely.  (This is something that took NASA several steps before John Glenn finally emulated the… Continue reading Google Gagarin

Curious Suicide

The Coroner and The Law I’m often struck when reading the papers or news, to see the coroner’s verdict on someone’s death as: Ending his own life “while the balance of his mind was disturbed” Well they have to say something, it’s their job, but the phrase is very peculiar.  It is also very common,… Continue reading Curious Suicide