La Fortuna Del Sorteggio – The Luck Of The Draw What are the chances that YOU crossed that bridge at least once, in the past

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The catastrophe that has occurred in Genoa, with the collapse of 200m of motorway, makes me realise what a lottery life is. I, like others, have been several times on that part of the A10 motorway, that connects Italy to… Continue Reading

Between Good And God Secular and religious morals are closer than you think

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The biggest problem that causes such a violent opposition between secularism and religion is, not so much in the moral values of the Holy Scripture – which, if not distorted, are much closer to our moral values than you might… Continue Reading

Blocking On Social Media: “Get Out Of My Virtual Life, You Virtual Man!” Real-Life Etiquette In A Virtual Decorum

I never thought this would happen to me, but it has. Someone out there, in virtual reality, had the audacity to ban me from their virtual life on the net. I thought that it had no meaning, but it has.… Continue Reading

Three Colours – Blue, White, Red

And there I was, thinking that all you needed to play football for your national team was (i) citizenship, (ii) more than average skills and, (iii) to be picked by the trainer. Silly me, I must say. It was pretty… Continue Reading

I’m Sorry, I’ll Read That Again…Before I Share What is the true value of social sharing?

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  We may all wish for a silver bullet to bolster readership, but it’s less a case of scoring a home run and more a case of getting singles on the board. – Regie Solomon (author and blogger) Luckily, I… Continue Reading

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

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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

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

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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

May 1968 – I Love Paris In The Springtime Let's talk about sex...we're French

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It may not have escaped your notice that this month marks the 50th anniversary of the riots that took Paris by the scruff of the neck. The widespread violence, of May 1968, resulted in… well not much, apart from transforming… Continue Reading

Blue Moon Ready To Rise

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Blue moon You saw me standing alone Without a dream in my heart Without a love of my own At about twenty past six, on Sunday 15th April a feeling of profound bliss penetrated the very heart of my soul.… Continue Reading

Albert Camus: The Myth of Sisyphus, Jo Cox and Germanwings Flight 9525

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    “Only one thing: this thickness and this strangeness of the world, that’s the absurd.” Albert Camus On June 16th 2016, the Labour member of Parliament, Jo Cox, was brutally murdered by Thomas Mair, an unemployed gardener. Although the… Continue Reading