Category: History & Culture

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Beware the hat

I may or may not have mentioned that when out in Aus some years ago I picked up the phrase whilst out driving with my expat friend – beware the hat. Inquiring after the meaning, I was informed it referred…

Knox and Sollecito FAQs – second instalment

Knox and Sollecito FAQs Page 2 I’m going to turn comments off for the night to avoid the situation of two nights ago when I didn’t get away from it until 3:20 a.m.   Not being a night owl, this does…

Who’d be a sorcerer?

With our society now going down the gurgler, bear I’d still prefer it to this one: Twenty-nine members of an alleged cannibal cult have been arrested in Papua, New Guinea, for allegedly hunting, killing, and eating at least seven sorcerers,…

Русская музика

Lubye’s name comes from a criminal town not far from Moscow.  Their early music was heavily based on the life of the soldier, which lost them the young listenership later but kept an older fan base to this day.  They’re…