Tag Archives: Trump

Buying Greenland

Donald Trump sure thinks big: Trump confirms he is considering attempt to buy Greenland President says bid would be ‘essentially a real estate deal’ Danish semi-autonomous territory has said it is not for sale It won’t be the first such … Continue reading

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Multilingual

The Putin interview I mentioned a couple of days back reminded me that when I spent quite a long time in Spain a decade ago, I could read Spanish quite easily, and also write it, and I could speak Spanish … Continue reading

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Hooked

I read somewhere recently that people go mad collectively, and come to their senses one by one. Couldn’t it equally be the other way round? Couldn’t it be that people go mad one by one, and then come to their … Continue reading

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Derangement

Donald Trump’s state visit to Britain ended today, and then, after visiting Ireland, he’s going to Normandy for the D-Day 75th anniversary. He brought with him the full Trump Derangement Syndrome, of course, because it follows him wherever he goes. … Continue reading

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Hot Wars and Cold Wars

Do wars ever end? These days I see myself as a soldier in a war. Which war? The war on smoking and tobacco. There are a lot of these sorts of wars under way. There’s also a war on alcohol. … Continue reading

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One More UK Election

I was hoping that there wasn’t going to be any more UK politics for a while, and we could all get a break from it, and do something else. But there’s one more UK election to go: the Peterborough by-election … Continue reading

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More Snobbery

Following on from yesterday’s post about snobbery, a couple of things jumped out at me this morning. First: There’s perhaps a lot to dislike about Donald J. Trump, US President No. 45. Despite all the grooming and tailoring, there’s little … Continue reading

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