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You may think that you travel a lot because you have already been to Bali and to Australia. Or, if you are American, you may think you have seen the world after your trip to Rome and Paris. Even I … Continue reading
How different countries go about finding their “most wanted” tells a lot about the respective country. USA: The US invades the country where the culprit is located, sometimes invading another country in the process. It locks up hundreds of people, … Continue reading
Does it really matter if Nelson Mandela dies, as long as Morgan Freeman is still alive? And what does this say about the line between reality and film? Before you criticize me for publishing this now, keep in mind that … Continue reading
I don’t understand all this excitement on CNN about the manhunt for the alleged perpetrators of the attacks in Boston. I thought it was perfectly clear that the Boston Massacre was committed by British soldiers. And why is this being … Continue reading
Ten days ago, I had presented you with this photo and had posed the leading question “isn’t that a beautiful place?”. Predictably, and I would not have responded differently, all of you agreed. Many exclaimed how beautiful of a scenery … Continue reading
Last weekend I was in Druskininkai, in the South of Lithuania, and of course I wanted to visit nearby Grūtas Park (Grūto parkas in Lithuanian), a sculpture park of Soviet monuments and a museum about the Soviet occupation of Lithuania. … Continue reading
When a film is bad or mediocre, there is a lot to write about it. When a film is as perfect as Django Unchained, one could keep the review short: Go and watch it. You will enjoy it. The plot … Continue reading
I woke up this morning, at 0630 mind you, to the radio news of BBC World Service which included a short item about Amnesty International warning of a “humanitarian crisis” in Greece because of the situation of the refugees there. … Continue reading
Britain overplaying its hand in the Suez Crisis in 1956: Britain overplaying its hand at a EU summit in 2012: