Donald Trump:

No, that’s not Donald Trump

15 April 2018 | Culture

Exploring the German History Museum – Deutsche Historische Museum – on Unter den Linden in Berlin, just before my recent trip to Bangladesh, I came upon this interesting portrait with its even more interesting description: ◄  Kaiser Wilhelm II In an attempt ...

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Donald Trump Promotes Global Trade in T-Shirts

31 January 2018 | Living

Donald Trump may be fiercely against global trade (unless it’s all-American global trade), but he certainly does wonders for world trade in the T-shirt business. Now I don’t believe in buying T-shirts, they’re something you get free with the donor’s trademark, name...

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Nuclear Strikes, Mig-15s, Dumped Bicycles & Really Good Insults

2 October 2017 | Living

Two photos that show why North Korea isn’t going to be threatening anybody with nuclear missiles anytime soon. And one that shows why Kim Jong-Un is winning the insult battle. ▲ Check Orang Airport – 41°25'49.12"N – 129°38'45.95"E – on Google Earth. What are those ai...

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The US Election … too soon to tell?

18 November 2016 | Living

I flew from London to San Francisco on Tuesday 8 November, so I’d be there for the US election. I’ll always be disappointed that I wasn’t in Berlin when the wall came down (9 November 1989) and perhaps this would be another of those world changing events and it would ...

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Cursing Grannies: A Chinese Fix for Trump

26 September 2016 | Culture

Last week I discovered the best HK$50 (A$8, US$6.50, £5, €6) buy in Hong Kong. The cursing grannies. They hang out under the Canal Rd Underpass in Wan Chai: For your HK$50 they will curse and hit any villain you care to suggest. Your horrible boss, your cheating...

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