The Diplomatic Games - Moscow 4-8 October

Well, we’ve had the Eurovision, Euro 2012 football tournament, Olympics 2012, and the Paralympics 2012 begins in effect today.  That is to name just a few major sporting events in 2012. A veritable sports-fest for those inclined to either participate or go along as a spectator. But, my dear readers, with the conclusion of the […]

There’s gold in them there hills! Well Lugansk actually

There’s gold in them there hills! Well actually there isn’t. Or maybe there is, but this is not the Klondike. I am actually writing about a gold mine. Not a metaphorical gold mine but an actual gold mine. I am talking about the Bobrikova deposit in Lugansk which has attracted the attention of the Australians. […]