Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Cute Puppy

This is a cute puppy. That is all. (Testing, testing...)

Why are Americans Fatter than Europeans?

So, no newsflash here and definitely a generalisation, but Europeans seem on a physical level, substantially less, well... substantial, than we westerners. Recently after an...

Helsinki-Tallinn. A European Ferry

I always thought of ferries as a rather mundane but necessary mode of transport to some. I mean, it's simply a necessity in some...

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It is I guess, the written word Which hurts so much…  what have you heard? What do you feel?  What do you think? And does it drive...

East Asian Pragmatism

I love the far east. It's an overpopulated, wonderfully chaotic place where, if you happen to have the means, you can feel largely free...

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The great 20th Century philosopher Douglas Adams once said that we are, in a very important sense, protected by our own ignorance...

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A holiday in Iran

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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