This post officially starts at Christmas, when D and I decided not to do presents and instead buy something for the house together. So it was much to my surprise when a parcel from Amazon was handed over to me and I was told well, ‘it’s a present for you, and me’. At which point […]
The world’s most iconic and prolific designer was widely known as the king of fashion. Karl Lagerfeld at the Chanel Autumn 2017 haute couture show in Paris | Source: InDigital.tv PARIS, France — Karl Lagerfeld, arguably the world’s most iconic designer and undoubtedly the most prolific, has died in Paris. He was 85. In a […]
From January’s Man to February flop. It hasn’t been the best month for Tony Mowbray, Rovers or the supporters. If sitting on the cusp of the play-off places after four wins had a slightly heady, surreal feel like that moment on the Big One when you look around the panoramic vista before your head-wrangling descent, […]
LONDON (AP) — When mysterious operatives lured two cybersecurity researchers to meetings at luxury hotels over the past two months, it was an apparent bid to discredit their research about an Israeli company that makes smartphone hacking technology used by some governments to spy on their citizens. The Associated Press has now learned of similar […]
A look at the ROTC program on campus, compiled from the pages of The Herald. ROTC came to campus in the wake of WWII and at a time when the military was highly valued in America. Concurrently, Geneva was the home to a large military presence at Sampson Naval Base during the War and post […]
For Viktor’s take, see his post. There’s been a lot of talk about Jeannie, Viktor and someone or Jeannie and someone, but not so much about just Jeannie and Viktor. Well, that was remedied in celebration of Valentine’s Day. We chose to book a room at the Essex House, which was the hotel where we […]
First Slide: The running an airline is a 24/7 job, there is no such thing as days or weekends off, airlines don’t have a closed sign nor do they have an off switch. Second Slide: To put this sentiment into perspective, Delta through its extensive network and partners offers customers access to over 15000 daily […]
— from Foreign Policy In Focus The last great revolution on the world’s battlefields began with the advent of the drone era. Particularly in the Middle East, the drone became the symbol of the U.S. empire operating in a legal vacuum. In the first decade and a half of the “War on Terror,” the U.S. […]
February 19, 2019 Sam Rainsy- A Threat to Cambodia’s Stability, Peace and Development by Thomas Fowler The people’s worst threat By Thomas Fowler Once again, the protégé and poster boy of Europeans and Americans have just launched an appeal for revolt and civil war. In fiery statements and incendiary writings, the ultranationalist and racist […]
The American Revolutionary War began on April 19, 1775 when British soldiers fired on Massachusetts militia who refused to surrender their arms after being ordered to do so. In the immediate engagement at Lexington and Concorde, casualties numbered about 90 colonists and 300 red coats. Both sides comprised British citizens, and so this marked the […]
I It looks like liberal democracy is falling apart. But we can put it back together if we take democracy seriously enough—as seriously as the ancient Greeks. The chaos of Donald Trump was unimaginable just a decade ago. Brexit was a similar humiliation for Britain’s political class, leading to its bewildered paralysis ever since. How […]
Florida US Senator Marco Rubio held a news conference from Miami International Airport on Monday afternoon.
Throughout the war on terror, the U.S. shattered norms on unmanned execution. Now the technology is spreading throughout the region.
PAM Hogg has been pushing boundaries once again, by dressing her…