Tony’s Coronavirus Notes – 12 Countries with no Covid-19 at all
21 July 2020 | Living
There are a dozen countries where Covid-19 has yet to arrive, places where there have been zero Covid-19 cases and, therefore, zero Covid-19 deaths? Really?
◄ Given how much bad press the island group gets I was surprised how much I enjoyed my visit to Kiribati. It...
North Korean Design
18 March 2018 | Media
◄ At the House of Illustration – 2 Granary Square, King’s Cross – behind King’s Cross Station in London, England, there’s an exhibit of Graphic Design from North Korea: Made in North Korea: Everyday Graphics from the DPRK. The exhibit is open until 13 May.
In North Korea
9 October 2017 | Media
There’s absolutely no shortage of books about North Korea, I’ve even tackled the subject myself in my book Bad Lands. Donald Trump’s recent forays into the topic, with his less than successful verbal assault on the country’s ‘Rocket Man,’ only focused even more attent...
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...
Some Numbers on Drugs & Deaths
19 February 2015 | Living
There’s lots of Australian attention focussed on the fate of two would-be drug importers caught in Bali and possibly facing death in front of a firing squad very soon. A bunch of facts and figures:
• The ‘Bali 9’ had 8.3kg of heroin between them and apart from the ...