"Did you see the new Pittsburgh?
Patagonia – The Road to Insanity
A bus trip would take forty-eight hours and likely boredom, possible rectal damage, and potential insanity – but also, a great adventure.
In Modern Venice
Our gondolier sported a thick handlebar moustache worthy of the Village People. A thin cigarette dangled dangerously from his mouth, hanging so loosely it seemed to brazenly flout the laws of physics
A Turkish Bath
Standing at the arched stone entry to an old bathhouse on the corner of a cobblestone alley way somewhere deep in the heart of Istanbul...
Ferguson is a city of around 21,000 citizens in St. Louis County, Missouri. For nearly two weeks now it has been the focal point of the nation, as the shooting death of an unarmed African-American man by a Caucasian police officer has sparked debate, protest, riots, armed guards, and, well…you know the routine.
The Remaining Anachronism
Odd as it may seem, there is no clear dividing line between the private sector of medicine and the monolithic NHS
Where Now for Spain? - All Change
Most Spaniards, those that can still afford it, are packing their bags and heading for the beaches. But stroll through the streets you will still see beggars outside most churches and baker shops.
The Sultan Democrat
Erogan's win was never in doubt. However, many fear he will become a dictator and adopt repressive measures on anyone who will oppose his rule, something which he is at pains to deny
The British & the Unions
...for all the rhetoric and angst, the British attitude to trade unions remains confused.
A GMO Twister
One man's perversion of the law
“No, I don’t think peace is possible there, not even a tenuous one that appears to be the norm for most of this planet.”
Living in Happy Valley
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Retirement living in Chicago - Up Close