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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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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...

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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....

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The shocking truth about the Euro

Shock, horror. The euro has now fallen well below the U.S. dollar. A chocolate euro now costs more than the real coin is worth. As Zimbabwe abandoned the local dollar...

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Bringing out our dead

Unless a demented co-pilot plunges his Airbus into the French alps with the loss of all on board, or Jihadists decapitate or burn alive their captives, we seldom reflect on...

Consequences of loss

I became acquainted with loss at an early age. Both my parents died when I was a child, my mother before my father. My father had once forgotten to collect...

Money laundering Zimbabwe-style

Money laundering Zimbabwe-style

 Harare – The washing machine cycle takes about 45 minutes _ and George Washington comes out much cleaner than before in Zimbabwe-style laundering of dirty money.   One US$ bill...