David Aitken

OK, But What Else Did They Do? by David Aitken

People who might not seem to need them often have second jobs.  A good example of this is the American actress Hedy Lamarr, who...

Could You Lend Me Some Perspective? by David Aitken

So many law-abiding citizens remained at home during the various pandemic lockdowns that burglars must have found it difficult to make ends meet.  What...

Die Another Day, if You Can by David Aitken

Mortality frequently interferes with longevity, unfortunately.  And celebrity and early death often go together, seemingly.  Buddy Holly was only 22 when he died in...

The Pleasures of Old Age by David Aitken

"Old age ain't no place for sissies," said Bette Davis, who lived till she was 81, and still had Bette Davis eyes. According to geriatricians,...

Is There Still a Lot of Coffee in Brazil? by David Aitken

I once ate dinner in a restaurant called Chez David -- where else? -- in a market town in southern France called Castelnaudary, famous...

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