Tag Archives: Canada

“60 Degrees North” by Malachy Tallack

Good idea, good writing, but somehow lost me halfway on its way around the globe. Not that any particular idea is needed to set out and explore the world, but, as far as ideas go, circumventing the planet following the … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts (8)

I don’t understand why supermarkets, all around the world, by the way, are trying to force me to use a metal instrument when I want to buy some bread. You remember my article about the longest possible train journey and … Continue reading

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Easily Confused (63) Politicians and Science

Donald Trump: Justin Trudeau: What a difference an education makes.

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Don’t look at the boobs, son!

At the “March for Life”, which is more an event against abortion and contraception, in Ottawa, Canada, FEMEN activists stormed the stage in protest. As is typical for the ladies of FEMEN, they weren’t wearing very much. I have commented on the … Continue reading

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The kind of People who become Lawyers

From an article in The Huffington Post about a young man who took part in a riot: “Rag Gu Rock Gue Kim, also known as Rocky, was caught on video during the June 2011 riot damaging vehicles and trying repeatedly … Continue reading

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