Sunday, February 5, 2023

World’s Spammiest Blog Post Gains Most Readers Ever

After years of extensive research, consulting and collaborating with the world’s finest universities, think tanks, witch-doctors, and smashing a few particles beneath the Franco-Swiss...

HMAS Canberra: Private Tour

I had the good fortune to be invited to Sydney to tour of the flagship of the Royal Australian Navy, the HMAS Canberra. Tours...

Tony Abbot’s Health Scare: PM’s Chronic Irony Deficiency Affects Entire Nation

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott was forced to postpone official engagements again this week to seek treatment for a chronic medical condition that has...

Happy Merry!!! (and a Frosty Cold Beer)…

Have a good day everybody, wherever you are. Stay warm, or cool, and spare a moment of quiet reflection for someone who may, or...

So… What’s in the News Today?

A friend of mine who works at the Korea Times was asking me recently why I give the KT such a hard time. Aside...

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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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