Imagine the sight of the merchant and travel writer Jonas Hanway, who amused Londoners. After many years in Lisbon, Russia and Persia, he had brought back a novel piece of equipment after a stay in France. A ‘Parapluie’, which, in … Continue reading When It Rains Trash On The Umbrella
Which invention in human history has had the greatest impact on our well-being? The computer? The plough? The letterpress? Nutella? All of these are undoubtedly worthy candidates who deserve a regular place in the ancestral gallery of the most important … Continue reading Past Chances – We Once Could Do It!
Do we still remember this pandemic which, for the better part of 2020, paralyzed life and the economy worldwide for several months? This is what happens when you don’t have a vaccine for an infectious disease. What COVID-19 is to … Continue reading Of Vaccination Opponents And Men Of Honour