The Light Relief Page
By Quentin Bristow
(email: qbristow@eisa.com)

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IT TAKES TWO TO TANGO
(About tracking down the source of a food poisoning outbreak)

INDICT THE MESSENGER
(About a Good Samaritan becoming the suspect in a traffic fatality)

THE VOICES
(About a widow who hears her dead husband's voice)

THE STRADIVARIUS
(About the trials and tribulations of a young orchestral violinist)

GOD BLESS AMERICA
(An account of a fictional session of the U.S. Congress dealing with science R&D funding)

BEWARE OF WHAT THEY MIGHT THINK OF NEXT!
(About potentially intrusive new technology)

DATELINE 2050
(About a fictional return to slavery to achieve the ultimate in productivity)

'CALLING 911'
(About dealing with a recording in an emergency)

GUIDELINES FOR THE DEMISE OF A PUBLIC SERVANT
(About the stupidity and insensitivity of bureaucracies)

BRITS! WELCOME TO CANADA!
(About being divided by a common language)

THE ULTIMATE LEMON
(About a fault-laden new car which ended up demolishing the dealers repair shop)

INVESTIGATIVE CAROLISM
(About a too-literal interpretation of a Christmas carol)

TERROR IN THE SKIES
(About a long flight in the company of an energetic and fractious infant)

THE BRAVE NEW HOSPITAL
(A light-hearted look at the wave of the cost-cutting future in health care)

A CRASH COURSE FOR SURGEONS & ANAESTHETISTS
(About the ultimate in "needs must when the devil drives")

FREE MARKET REFORM OF WEIGHTS AND MEASURES
(About making standards a little less boring by having some - variability)

VIVE LA DIFFERENCE!
(About owning French Citroen cars)

LITTLE RED RILEYHOOD
(About owning British cars)

PLUMBING PERILS
(About what can happen to do-it-yourself plumbers)

JUNGLE TAMING
(About amateur weekend lumber-jacking in a residential area)

GRANTSMANSHIP
(About persuading the grantor to do the work for which he is paying)

LEARNING BY EXPERIENCE
(A tongue-in-cheek 'pictorial-tutorial' for developers)

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