Funny how sometimes you seem to hear a whole string of unrelated but amazing facts. Some I’ve picked up this week include; Over half of the people on planet earth have never spoken on a telephone. The rubbish collected in a New York City landfill is now 50 times the volume of the Egyptian pyramids. Amazingly, only 3% of the world’s population have ever flown in an aeroplane. It makes you realise how the ‘West’ is separated by more than mere miles from the ‘East’.