Monthly Archives: November 2006

A couple of nice gigs

Sunday 26 November 2006 Sheffield Showroom 7 Paternoster Row, Sheffield, S1 2BX – 0114 249 5479 11.45-2pm. Steve with Pete Moxley on piano and Graham Jones on double bass. Don’t miss this one. The last gig at the Showroom was … Continue reading

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Open sesame. by Steve Salfield. October 2006

In 1970 a medical degree was a passport. A key to many doors. Medicine was, scarily, scarcely regulated. A doctor’s freedom to practice as he or she saw fit was sacrosanct and it was assumed that would be in patients’ … Continue reading

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Aftermath – cargo cults and treatment failures

It was seven o clock in the morning on the seventh day of the seventh month of ninenteen seventy one. In the cool early hours of the morning thousands of local village people had made the arduous climb through the … Continue reading

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Javanese circus by Steve Salfield. September 2006

The Javanese train was comfortable enough. The open windows allowed the hot humid breeze to provide some relief from the stifling tropical heat. Pungent smoke from the coal fired steam engine occasionally drifted in through the window and every now … Continue reading

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