Sunday, September 23, 2018

Merry Christmas!

A couple of weeks ago billions of people around the world celebrated having a day off, in honour of the birth of Jesus Christ....

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...

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...

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...

Useful Information for Newcomers

Luckily this morning my wife was given yet another informative pamphlet entitled “How much do you know about Korea?” containing all kinds of interesting...

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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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