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 ...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...