NEW BOOK: Allies & Assholes Volume I – International relations made fun

Confused by East Asian international politics? A resurgent China, confident South Korea, wealthy Japan and prestige-seeking Russia – they all have reasons to detest each other. Then add in the USA (de facto regional shot-caller since WW2) and the unpredictable basket-case that is North Korea and you’ve got quite a soap opera. Sarah Bruso has produced a handy pdf to guide you through the characters and their motivations. Continue reading NEW BOOK: Allies & Assholes Volume I – International relations made fun

Spreading the love: Safari Camp Life

The wonderful (and anonymous) writer of Safari Camp Life somehow stumbled across my blog and followed me, which was nice. I in turn wandered over to her blog to find out what kind of person is willing to waste their time reading my tosh. I read it all, every word and it’s hilariously brilliant. Imagine, if you will, a perfectly normal English couple (I assume; … Continue reading Spreading the love: Safari Camp Life

The Dirty Dozen… with Nick Rowe!

Originally posted on A Certain Point of View:
Welcome to another edition of The Dirty Dozen! This is my spin on the author/blogger interview… This week, I’m delighted to be hosting Babbitman, aka Nick Rowe, in the Dirty Dozen “hotseat”. Now this is an unusual, and particularly enjoyable, one for me as I have the pleasure to know Nick “offline”. I’ll let Nick explain it in… Continue reading The Dirty Dozen… with Nick Rowe!

Busy, busy…

Having decided in January that I would post more stuff during 2016, March has so far been a bit of a barren patch. That’s not particularly because I haven’t done anything, more the fact that I’ve been busy with other things. I’ve submitted a couple of poems to a competition organised by my writing group (which will eventually pop up here) and started to build … Continue reading Busy, busy…