Silence doesn’t mean approval, nor does it mean acceptance.


If like me, you were taken aback if not totally astonished at some of the public displays of hysteria in the aftermath of Trump’s election victory, and then the even bigger ramp up of histrionics in the lead up to his inauguration day in late January of this year, you do have to wonder if there’s … Continue reading

Dismantling Obama’s darker legacy.


If you look at the political headlines lately, the press and TV are really running two stories to the exclusion of all else. The first is Trump firing James Comey as FBI director. It’s a bone they just can’t let go of but most people aren’t too interested. Comey stopped having the trust of the … Continue reading

Find them, fix them and then destroy them.


In general, you arrive in an open conflict situation in one of three ways. Someone unexpectedly comes after you, someone you were expecting to come after you does so or you decide to to go after someone yourself. The term conflict situation as used here covers all the sins; interpersonal strife, business rivalry, trade wars and … Continue reading

France decides. Le Pen or Merkel’s poodle?


Parce que Je parle Français comme une vache Espagnol, quelques photos …     Britain before brexit.   Britain’s attitude to EU after brexit.   EU after Brexit.   Paris before and after its recent makeover.   But this is how a Parisian Gendarme always looks.   Rumours of riots in Paris every night for months are … Continue reading