Things are heating up – the UKs Tesco sells out of Dorset naga

I read my holiday edition of the Economist with some bemusement.   I love the diversity of topics contained in its pages, but the article that really tickled my interest, was Global Warming, why the world has taken to chilies.  The article explains the rising demand…

When nothing is new – the trouble with globalization

When I travel abroad, I struggle with purchasing housewarming gifts.  Obviously, I want something the recipient will enjoy, and not readily available where they live.  I try to give something that identifies where I live, not only the US, but the city and region…