Monthly Archives: February 2012

I think I’ll take my vacation in Norway this summer

My O my, things are getting complicated in the Middle East. The Hamas leadership has pulled out of Syria and repositioned itself in Egypt and Doha. Assad was a great buddy, supplying them with a safe haven , lots of … Continue reading

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It happened on my Birthday 11 years before I was Born

Sinking of the “Struma” 2/24/1942 In December 1941, 769 Jews boarded the old cattle boat Struma in the port¬† of Constanta, Romania; their destination was Eretz Israel. The boat reached the port of Constantinople, where it remained at anchor for … Continue reading

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Boiled Potatoes

Here’s an absolutely useless piece of information for you. It came to me while I was boling potatoes for my dinner. Did you know that Heinrich Himmler, the ex-chicken farmer, then head of the almighty SS, decreed that no SS … Continue reading

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Kjell E’s Cool Images – nr 33

Afghan girl One of the most intense portraits I have ever seen is the portrait of the Afghan girl, taken by photographer Steve McCurry, in December 1984.¬† The photograph is also known as the Afghan Mona Lisa. The young girl … Continue reading

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Peeing with Madiba in the African Bush

Ever since Nelson Mandela and I became friends in 1994, and I am definitley not shitting you, I have been concerned about his health. Now he is in Hospital after an operation and If I know him, he’s smiling away … Continue reading

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To burn or not to burn II

Sorry chaps, but you simply don’t make the grade. Not in the year 2012. First off the Koran is written in Arabic, a language that is not spoken in Afghanistan. Secondly all the verses that have been thumped into you … Continue reading

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Liverpool vs Cardiff at Wembley

Well the lads and I have booked our round table at the legendary Sofies Restaurant in Oslo on Sunday for the League Cup final at Wembley. Liverpool men and a woman all. Its been such a long time since such … Continue reading

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Goodbye Srebrenica, Hello Homs

Well now they are holding a summit in Tunis to try to stop the murder going on in Syria, but Russia and China are not attending, and Syria has already dubbed the summit, “A Colonialist Affair”. The Red Cross have … Continue reading

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The Koran – To Burn or Nor to Burn, that is the question

The thing with the Koran that is interesting is that all those Muslims that take up arms if one is burnt, is that they do not understand it neither have they read it. At best they have had it chanted … Continue reading

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Obituary – Marie Colvin

Marie Colvin, the Sunday Times reporter was killed in Syria today. May flights of angels wing her to her rest. She was in possession of courage way beyond the call of duty and killed in the indiscriminate shelling of the … Continue reading

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