Tag Archives: President Barack Obama

Happy New Year – The Genius of Vladimir Putin

For the past few years, Russia has been several steps ahead of the West, particularly as far as diplomacy and public relations are concerned. These are areas of human endeavour that interest me greatly, one reason being that most people … Continue reading

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Mullah Omar and the Gift of Laughter

A little while ago, I learned via the BBC that the Taliban had published a 5,000 word biography of Mullah Omar on one of their websites. The BBC’s accounts made for moderately interesting reading, but what amazed me was the … Continue reading

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The Winning Stonehenge Raffles

As I’ve said before, I lived on Salisbury Plain for around a decade, from 1996 to 2005, and during that time, I visited Stonehenge around three times a week. Of course, I soon lost count of how many times I … Continue reading

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President Barack Obama Visits Stonehenge

Earlier today, President Obama chose to visit Stonehenge, so after two days of presumably discussing little else apart from the hatred, death and destruction in the world, I assume that being able to wander alone among the stones of one … Continue reading

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