Trump’s foreign policy.


As a school kid, I discovered the game of chess and played it enthusiastically for a few years, to the extent of even buying a miniature set that when closed, fitted neatly into a blazer pocket. On days when kicking a tennis ball around the playground didn’t appeal, I’d play a game with a friend … Continue reading

G20 in the rear view mirror.


I had considered doing a blog on the G20 meeting in Hamburg last week but decided against it for several reasons. The first is that I only turn out a piece once a week and habitually on Friday and as the meeting was planned to last the weekend, it would have meant delaying┬áthe article past … Continue reading

Listen up world, there’s a new sheriff in town.


Given the essayist style of this blog, it’s impossible to churn out a decent piece every day, which is what you’ve got to do to ramp up the numbers according to those in the know. I’m sure that’s true but since I’m not interested in the numbers game, it’s not a consideration. It comes down … Continue reading