Happy Chinese New Year to all our readers
- may your fortune turn for the better
Manila: Year of the (Fire) Monkey
Fred C. Wilson III
Walking through Manila’s Chinatown during New Year’s celebrations is an experience in itself.
Greenland: A Melting Arctic Wonder
Icebergs the size of skyscrapers and a domineering ice sheet taking up more than 80% of the total landmass, every world traveler should strive to visit Greenland. But it is suffering from the terrible consequences of global warming.
Danger on the Kyzylkum road.
Three continents -Twenty countries - Rebecca Lowe's
Bicycle Blog to the Middle East
Mistah Christie - He Dead
Our mostly absentee governor has returned home utterly and completely defeated. His over one-year, suicidal presidential campaign, beginning in scandal with the so-called “Bridge-Gate”, ended with barely whimper ...
Explaining Bernie Sanders
There was a time, not long ago, that it seemed complete madness to consider a 74 year-old, Jewish, self-described Democratic Socialist, who is not even a member of the Democratic Party, as a serious candidate for president of the United States.
The Moment of Truth in Spain
One half, that back socialist Sr. Sanchez are willing to strike a deal with almost everyone on the left ... the other half are dead against. 10.2.16 update
My Dublin Odyssey - Alex Worthy
It was a pain to wake up at 4 in the morning to catch our Ryanair flight but it was rewarding to see Dublin so empty.
A New Decadence
The politerati in the West have lost their way and are increasingly divorced from their subjects. Everywhere in the western world we see the rising phenomenon of unconventional politicians and political parties, with either Left or Right labels.
Saturday was the big day. Two driving tests taken when I was living in Hawaii had come back
with negative results due to technical problems...
From the archives:
In the Cote d'Azure