Retreat and Die

  All the King’s horses and all the king’s men couldn’t put Humpty together again. 25th June, 2023 The last 24 hours in Russia have seen remarkable events with Prigozhin […]

Compelling Reading

Compelling Reading Reviewers’ Comments about the Case of the Emigrant Niece In the past month, the first of my Findo Gask and Erroll Rait series, the Case of the Emigrant […]

The Curse of Crypto

Bitcoin mining farm. Photo: Marko Ahtisaari The first transaction involving the use of a crypto currency to buy something physical was on May 22nd, 2010 when 10,000 bitcoins were exchanged for […]

Innovation at War

  On 22nd April, 2021[1] I predicted that Russia would invade Ukraine and so break its UN charter commitments and the promise it made in the Budapest Memorandum of 1994 […]

Downfall Back Story – Robert Bright, convict!

When I started my ‘Helots’ Tale’ research into the lives of Robert Bright and Mary Ann Goulding or Goulden or Golding, I had only the sketchiest of information about them.  My research led me down paths I had not imagined and as the days went by I found the story almost writing itself as the […]
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The Breakup of America?

I lived in the USA for many years – in Boston, Chicago, Silicon Valley, Nashville and Raleigh, North Carolina. And while the closest I got to the deep mid-west and south is Chicago and Nashville, I travelled extensively too, so I think I can make a case for a better understanding of American culture than […]
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