Tag Archives: UK

Trump lands on Greenland, offers to trade for Puerto Rico and 3 golf courses

Maybe Trump thinks world domination is like Monopoly or Ticket to Ride. He wants to buy Greenland? BUY Greenland? In 2019. The colonialist mentality just doesn’t end, does it? Does President Trump know that nearly 90% of Greenland’s population is … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day and Politics

Happy International Women’s Day, everyone. This is the day of the year set aside to contemplate the contributions one half of our populations make to society, especially considering how far we’ve come and how far we have to go. Progress … Continue reading

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The Falkland Islands: it’s not about the penguins and sheep

The Falkland Islands are back in the news again. There was the referendum on March 10-11 that saw all but three of the electorate of 1650 people vote to remain British. Then there were  the newly released Thatcher papers revealing that the 1982 … Continue reading

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South Africa: so much to see, so much to hope for

March 1970.  We had completed our 2 years of employment in London.  The trunk packed with our possessions had been picked up to be transported to the cargo hold of some ship destined for Montreal.  We boarded the train to take … Continue reading

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