Politics

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Fact Check: “Disease ambassadors”?

The worldwide Coronavirus pandemic is predictably generating hundreds of conspiracy theories, rumours, claims and counter-claims about every aspect of the crisis, from the virus’s origin to the actions, or inactions, …

Culture

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BeWitchered

I wish I could have enjoyed “The Witcher” more than I did. For better or worse, all fantasy series and movies will now be pared with “Game of Thrones” (sans …

The Man in the High Kolkhoz

History

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That time Poland was wearing a short skirt

The year wouldn’t go past without Vladimir Putin managing to again eschew any role in starting the Second World War and instead blaming Poland for getting invaded: Speaking at a …

The Man in the High Kolkhoz

Books

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“Ruthenia & Galicia”

To quote myself from another website: Having read over 80 books last year, I have already made a New Year’s resolution to read less in 2020, but now, with the …

WTF

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I’m not saying it’s aliens…

Never mind a boring terrestrial virus – what would happen to our planet if aliens from other planet ever make an official appearance? Fox UK has missioned a survey of …

Love

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Girls Gone Wild on Brisbane Tinder, Part XIV: The Quarantine Special

Let’s face it, with the viral doom and gloom seemingly inescapable, distractions are at a premium. Desperate times require desperate measures. Such as bringing this disreputable blog series back from …