Making England Great Again

England manager Gareth Southgate

Did anyone really think, in their wildest dreams, that England would reach the semi-finals of the World Cup in Russia? Gareth Southgate was a fairly underwhelming appointment to succeed Sam Allardyce as manager; initially a stop-gap after Big Sam was… Read moreMaking England Great Again

Syria, Russia & The West – an unhealthy melting pot

Xi Putin Trump cartoon

  In so many ways, we are immune to the (daily) news of fresh atrocities in the civil war in Syria, many of which are claimed to have been perpetrated by the widely-reviled president, Bashar al-Assad. Assad has been in… Read moreSyria, Russia & The West – an unhealthy melting pot

Just how dangerous is Donald J. Trump?

nuclear explosion mushroom cloud

  Donald Trump, the 45th president of the United States of America, has chosen to ramp up the rhetoric in the past few days, suggesting the United States will unleash “fire and fury” never seen before, having apparently upgraded their… Read moreJust how dangerous is Donald J. Trump?