Monthly Archive: April 2015

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Poor old Charlie

Charlie got a hole in one on the ninth. In his last will and testament he asked that his ashes be sprinkled on the ninth green and fairway. And so...

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Identity crisis

  They found the passport office in the ruins of Mogadishu and gave them out as  new identity documents for a fee. The idea was that they would be recognised...

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Danger: Politics, harmful to health

Bored with the British election coverage? Who is going to swing where? According to The Guardian, the average Briton worries about the personalities and the policies for about two weeks...

Why we never win the lottery

  More chance of seeing  Elvis in the local supermarket, more chance of getting shot dead in a random drive-by. More chance of stumbling across an unpublished Ernest Hemingway manuscript,...

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Well, well, Mr Kissinger…

Well, well, Mr Kissinger. The outlook might have looked different in 1974. Dire economic  hardships persist in the developing world. Poor, inadequate harvests are again forecast in Zimbabwe this year....