Category Archives: Humourous and Serious

Winner of the “Funniest Story of 2017” award

I know that it’s a bit early to make an award for the Peter Smith’s “Funniest Story of 2017” competition, but I am prepared to gamble than nothing will come along as good to be able to top the nominated … Continue reading

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Winner of the “Funniest Story of the Month” award for April

Things in Europe have been a bit dismal of late, with not much around to lighten the heart and bring a chuckle to one’s lips. Therefore finding contenders for the Peter Smith’s “Funniest Story of the Month” competition has been … Continue reading

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Winner of the “Funniest Story of the Month” award for December

If you are a regular reader of my blog, you will know that I have been inundated lately with contenders for the Peter Smith’s “Funniest Story of the Month” competition. It seems that, these days, professional journalists have finally become … Continue reading

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Surely you’re not serious, are you?

Amateur politicians, and I count myself in that description, sometimes come up with really novel and original solutions to problems. When I think back to the Greek crisis and then to the Brexit debates, a completely new wave of internet … Continue reading

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Damn it…..Putin is interfering in world affairs…..Again!

The ongoing political and economic turbulence existing in the whole world today makes it difficult sometimes for me to concentrate solely on the subject of my interest – Europe. There is certainly a lot going on here on my doorstep. … Continue reading

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Russia’s Secret Mind-Control Program Exposed

Prior to the recent USA presidential election while Trump and Clinton were crossing swords over allegations of how the Russians were involved in trying to sway or least upset the election outcome, the general public were understandably a bit confused … Continue reading

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Instant democracy from the supermarket?

I have been monitoring the development of the new democracy movement in Europe. And, more specifically, I have been closely following the debates between two of my favourite commentators, Thomas Fazi and Yanis Varoufakis. However, it seems that another form … Continue reading

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