A close friend sent me a petition to sign, objecting to Nick Clegg bagging a K, while Nigel […]
Month: December 2017
Pretty much every day I forget how old I am. This causes me to do silly things like […]
I find myself fascinated by the easygoing Goan socio-religious tolerance. I’m also interested in Indian history generally, because […]
Why was Christmas pretty good for me this year, as Christmases go? One expat’s take on the unexpected […]
The unbearable lightness of the BBC is a tragic thing to behold. Neither élitist nor tabloid, it gives […]
Suffused as I am with seasonal spirit, it is important not to give exemption to Anti-Christs. The best […]
How many Goans can you get onto a scooter? The answer is six: one person to drive, and […]
Another plea for the ideologues to lay down their livelihoods in favour of the lives of their […]
George Smiley walked into the safe house, free at last from the wintry deluge beyond. He climbed the […]
‘The time has come’ the Slogrus thought, ‘to write of many a thing – of little tuk-tuk taxis […]
CUTTING THE CRAP: how and why banks and government are preparing to save themselves with your money.
In the UK, the eurozone, the Middle East and Asia, it is Game On for restricting bank withdrawals […]
BREAKING: The news houndroids are coming as Draghi mulls Apocalypse inflation, dressing rooms flare up, and Winklevoss is unmoved by giraffe bashing.
Even as Associated Press moves ahead with automated news writing services, Reuters has in turn announced a greater […]