Having now watched most of the available Conans, some things become clearer. That Jordan with the taciturn manner – that’s an act and the smile appears occasionally. The largish, cake-eating gentleman who said he doesn’t think about Conan at all – he’s the sidekick and mate.
Even so, I prefer this sort of thing below – comedians seem to make good travel guides, e.g. Michael Palin, or if travel writers have a sense of the absurd, e.g. Bill Bryson
The US Treasury has recently opened an inquiry about the so-called “Islamic State’s” (ISIS/ISIL) use of large numbers of brand-new Toyota trucks. The issue has arisen in the wake of Russia’s air operations over Syria and growing global suspicion that the US itself has played a key role in arming, funding, and intentionally perpetuating the terrorist army across Syria and Iraq.
You have coffee? This is going to take some time. There might be another light post at 13:00, jazz is planned in the evening.
The business of Nice, Turkey and Bataclan led this blogger to a map of the area, which included Istanbul, which led to exploring Constantinople and the Hagia Sophia, which led to the Byzantine Empire, which naturally led to the Franks or Latins of later Byzantine times, which led back to the Franks and the Venetians in 1099, which led back to the Merovingians and Clovis, of whom much has been written, which led back to the mystery religions.…