Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Conversations with Online Scam Artists: The Nigerian Scam

Recently I've been engaging with online con artists. It occurs to me that these ridiculous scams, such as the 'Nigerian 419' scam must actually...

How Rolf Harris almost Ruined my Life (aged 8)

Rolf Harris (iconic Australian composer, singer, artist, television presenter, childrens entertainer (hmm)) has been arrested this week (again), and this time convicted on twelve...

Your Maid Might try to Escape, Saudi Police Warn

With the holy month of Ramadan about to commence, Saudi police have warned citizens to keep a close eye on their maids, who may...

Conversations with Students

I recently became a member of my class' whatsapp group where I get some weird and funny stuff sometimes, about all sorts of things....

Travel Safety Tips: Keeping your Middle Finger to Yourself

Giving someone the finger is never a polite thing to do, no matter the reason or how much of an idiot the recipient may...

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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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