"And on the pedestal these words appear --
"My name is Ozymandias, king of kings:
Look on my works, ye Mighty, and despair!"
Nothing beside remains. Round the decay
Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare
The lone and level sands stretch far away.'
Ozymandias: Percy Bysshe Shelley
Back in 1974, when I was probably to young to, I saw Roman Polanski's "China Town". While there is much to remember from this film - an excellent cinematic experience, dealing with a number of different subjects - one of things that oddly stuck with me for many years was the fact that the provision of domestic water in the USA was run by private companies. That a… Read more