martin cross

martin cross
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I am a technical translator and writer, a former chef and marketeer, currently disabled. I write articles on food,, travel, politics, religion and technology among other topics.
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Recent pages by martin cross

December 25th is Jesus' official birthday rather than the actual date of His birth but it may be closer than previously thought.
To object to a pillar inscribed with the Ten Commandments, Atheists have erected next to it a bench stating their belief in no God but what do Atheists in fact offer?
This is the passage from the Gospel of Matthew cited by Catholics as the authority for papal supremacy but is this what Jesus meant?
Moore, Oklahoma has just been hit by the most devastating level of tornado for the second time in a decade and a half. The situation for the inhabitants is unimaginable.
Many different dates have been proposed but the Bible itself provides all the facts required to determine the actual date of Jesus’ Crucifixion.
Many different dates have been proposed but the Bible itself provides all the facts required to determine the actual date of Jesus’ Crucifixion.
Millionaires export jobs… for more profit; and ruin the economy in the process.
Something new for America will be required, an original approach – consumer power and democracy in action. The ordinary American needs to take his country back.
The contribution of Jack Kilby, a true ‘giant’ of the Technological Age, has become lost in the adulation for those who came after and used his inventions.
Obama publicly states two different birthdates, claims father a WWII veteran, indicates country of birth different from USA, Michelle confirms Obama’s home country Kenya.
A traditional beef & onion pie with a twist, adapted from a French cookbook.
The US State Department warns tourists not to visit Mexico so that is where the First Family sends its teenage daughter. Shouldn’t politicians set an example?
Coincidence or a bribe? The undefended court action of Obama’s eligibility to appear on the Georgia ballot is unexpectedly dismissed and Georgia receives the first new contracts for nuclear power plants in more than 30 years.
The question of whether Obama was eligible to stand for President has rumbled on throughout his Presidency. Why won’t it go away?
The DFW Metroplex is not unaccustomed to tornados but 3rd of April 2012 was downright extraordinary – not just for the number of tornados and the damage but because no-one was killed!
Lamb is a favourite choice for the Sunday roast and a traditional Easter dish. Here is a simple guide to roasting it and a sumptuous all-in-one roast dinner for when time is at a premium.
One of the biggest things expatriates miss is news in their own language and their favorite TV programs from the “Old Country’. No more! Now software allows them to access foreign channels on their laptop or PC.
Fish on Friday has a long tradition. Here is a quick and easy to prepare cottage-style pie, a Good Friday tradition that can be enjoyed at any time.
Easter has always been an important celebration in Italy. This opulent dish is just one of many, with which the Italians celebrate the end of Lent and the Resurrection of Christ. Have your Lipitor at the ready!
Was the Lockerbie bomber guilty? Subsequent judicial examination casts doubt on the evidence at the trial.
A party cake that can be run up on the spot and frosted appropriately. Serve also with white or chocolate frosting as a standard Devil’s Food cake throughout the year.
Carac, a chocolate tart with a green fondant topping. Certainly not just for St Patrick’s Day
On the 17th of March, the Irish and many of Irish descent the world over will be honouring their patron saint with parades and celebrations. Here is a traditional Irish dish to fortify you for the fray.
On the 17th of March, the Irish and many of Irish descent the world over will be honouring their patron saint with parades and celebrations. Here is a traditional Irish dish to fortify you for the fray.
Scientists now claim proof that the seeds of life on Earth came from space.
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