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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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Gosh, darn – the Yanks are showing us the way things should be done!

For those of you who don’t follow American affairs very closely, and I am one too (ha, ha, get the joke?), you can be excused for not picking up on a rather interesting trend that is rearing it head in … Continue reading

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Democracy Alert – Radical populists seize the initiative!

On 15th March 2017, Wayne Swan, who is currently the Australian Labor Party member of parliament for the Federal Division of Lilley in Brisbane, gave a speech at an Adelaide university. Swan was a former Deputy Prime Minister of Australia … Continue reading

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Brexit: the Trump card that could win the hand

During the run up to the Brexit referendum in the UK last year, I speculated and indeed hoped that Brexit might be the catalyst to begin a major shake-up in the political and economic scene here in Europe. Of course … 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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Trump Won…..Clinton Lost…..It’s the fault of those damn Ruskies again!

Hi folks. I am back on the air, so to speak. So much has happened over the past few months that I will forgo my usual round-up of events as seen from my perspective, since so much of the “news” … Continue reading

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