Friday, June 22, 2018

Quick Thinking Pilots avoid Disaster

Pilots of Oman Air were lauded for their "...quick thinking and professionalism", last week by the Times of Oman news service, quoting a tweet...

Old People Shouldn’t Fuck: The Korea Times

Hey, I don't make the news... Too much sex not good for the old The first almost-sentence of this brief Korea Times article warns that: “With the...

There is Nothing Good about Qatar (to say Otherwise is now...

I've never been to Qatar. I don't know much about the place, aside from what I've read, and most of what I'm reading isn't...

So, the North Koreans have Shut Down the Kaesong Complex. Is...

Short answer: No. Slightly longer answer: Well, who the hell knows? One thing is certain here on the peninsula as of this hour. If the South...

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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A holiday in Iran

The world is a scary place. That's what I keep hearing anyway, and right now, the omnipresent threat to my personal safety, freedom, employment,...

‘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...

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...

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...

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