Red Alert, The Blues Should Win I know all about favourites, and finals


It’s squeaky bum time again, in the world of football. It’s that moment when you cannot muster the courage to switch on the television set and yet, you are compelled to do so. Old wounds, that you thought had healed… Continue Reading

Brexit Musings (26) – From Russia With Love


Well Theresa, I do hope you’ve been watching the footy on the telly, because the England team did a top-notch job by simultaneously uniting the whole country and leaving a group of 32 member states, at a fixed date. And… Continue Reading

Anyone For Brexit? Theresa May Is Running Out Of Partners Resignations seem a lot easier than trade deals


Friday 6th July will go down in the history books as the day we finally got to know what “Brexit means Brexit” actually means, if you know what I mean. This is the day when Theresa May told the UK and… Continue Reading

The Unknown Little Girl On The A10 Motorway After 30 years, she finally got a name

On 11th August 1987, the mutilated body of a young girl was found on the side of the A10 motorway, in the Loir-et-Cher region, south of Paris. A few weeks ago, DNA analysis finally enabled to put a name to the… Continue Reading

The Night England Won Me Back After the Colombia match, a World Cup final between England and France would land me in trouble

There used to be a time when I was an unconditional England supporter. Living in Kilburn made it that much easier to get to Wembley Stadium to watch the Three Lions play really well, or get beaten out of sight… Continue Reading

Brexit Musings (25) – “You Asked M’Lord?” Ask a stupid question, you'll get a stupid answer.


I’ve finally understood what the British people wanted, when they voted in the 2016 EU referendum to part company with those scoundrels in Brussels. This is where they wanted to be, on March 30th, 2019: Why didn’t anybody tell us… Continue Reading

Fighting To Remain – The London March Of The Penguins Like it or not, Brexit must happen.


Every year, at the beginning of March, Emperor penguins overcome daunting obstacles in order to return to their breeding grounds for the mating season. It’s a long and perilous journey across the Antarctic. The journey encompasses just about all the… Continue Reading

Why Can’t I Be A Famous Moronic YouTuber? I used not to mind YouTubers, now I do.


The bottom line is that I’m probably jealous of these guys. How I would love to have 63 million subscribers to my blog. My greatest number of shares for a post is 180, something I’m quite proud of because I… Continue Reading

The Quipu Project: Exposing a Woman’s Darkest Hour in Peru


During Peruvian president Alberto Fujimori’s ten years in office, from 1990 to 2000, a family planning program was launched that resulted in  272,000 women and 21,000 men being sterilised.  In 2016, Public Prosecutor Marcelita Gutiérrez, decided not to pursue the… Continue Reading

Russia’s Fake World Cup Russia 2018, Qatar 2022 - FIFA can really pick'em


In the Russian town of Ekaterinburg, 14 households are currently cut off from the gas supplies for a month during the FIFA 2018 World Cup. The official reason, given by the authorities, is that the high-pressure gas supply is considered… Continue Reading