Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Bride Rejects Groom at Alter… Marries other Stranger Instead

Young brides in the Bihar region of India are becoming increasingly brazen, refusing to marry their arranged partners because of low education, inappropriate attire,...

Buzz Aldrin’s Doctor was David Bowie

This morning I woke up to a Facebook post from an old friend of mine, whose father-in-law is caring for Buzz Aldrin in Christchurch...

Remember that time when we all Celebrated Pride?

Just a few weeks ago, hundreds of millions of people were super-excited about the new and improved rights of gay couples, as decided by a...

Robot Grabs and Kills Factory Worker: It Has Begun

Well, it has finally happened. I often start with a joke, but I'm not going to take an easy free swing at German engineering and...

Saudi Arabia Facing Ramadan Crisis

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is globally revered and celebrated for numerous reasons, not least because Saudi women are treated "like queens", unlike western women...

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The world is a scary place. That's what I keep hearing. I do however belong to the most dangerous, destructive species on...

‘This Isn’t Happening’. Prostitution in Korea. Does it actually exist?

A young Korean friend asked for a little help with a short essay he had written for his university English class. We chatted over...

The World’s Worst Mass Murderers

By this title I don't mean of course to speak of people who decided for whatever reason to go on a killing spree but...

Christmas in Oman

It may not shock to hear that life in the Middle east is a touch different to that in the west. We all know...

I had a White People Problem in Africa

I finally stepped out of the airport, breathed the fresh air and looked up at big, blue African skies. Three seconds later I lowered my gaze and...

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