Monthly Archives: February 2012

If I were Roman Abromovitch

WEll Chelsea got thrashed by Napoli, 3-1 in the first of the qualifying games in the Champions League. No one expects Villa -Boas to turn that around. He of course insists he chose the right team (they lost with 4 … Continue reading

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The Pre-emptive strike thing

Well here we are into the pre-emptive strike thing. Hitler used it as an excuse to invade countries, the USA has used it, and it has become a fairly popular idea of late. Iran, true to form, has now jumped … Continue reading

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The Tevez Apology in Full

Tevez has apologized to everyone for being an arsehole. Losing ten million British Sterling with no one else wanting to buy him most likely caused the change in heart. The full text of his apology followd here, both he spoken … Continue reading

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Villa-Boas howling in the playpen

Pretty pathetic don’t you think? Villa-Boas, the theorist and manager of Chelsea is appealing to high heaven for assurance that he will not get fired if he screws up. His appeals are directed at Abromovitch of course, who remains as … Continue reading

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It was 50 years ago

  How time doth fly. 50 years ago. Glenn, now 90 years old, is one or two of the Mercury astronauts still alive. I think I have to read Tom Wolf’s “The Right Stuff” again, just to remind myself that … Continue reading

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Strauss-Kahn caught with his pants down again, and again, and again.

Remember Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the ex-IMF head and French Presidential front-runner who was arrested in New York for allegedly raping a parlour maid in his 5 star hotel? Remember the hullabaloo when they let him go and then his staged TV … Continue reading

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The Problem with Libya

Nato thought it was doing the man in the street in Libya a favour by whacking Ghaddafi for them, imagining, like the Americans did when they rolled into Baghdad that the girls would be showering them with flowers and the … Continue reading

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Does Obama WANT an Arab nuclear capability?

You know, when I was travelling in Israel I avoided talking to the hot-shots who run the show, because hot-shots who run the show all have standardized replies to political questions. I have from ages ago understood this after speaking … Continue reading

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Kjell E’s Cool Images – nr 32

Northern Lights – AURORAS Something Norway is famous for. The country┬áis situated at just the right distance from the North Pole, to be able to show strong auroras, at least when the sky is cloudless. These occur when charged particles … Continue reading

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Kjell E’s Cool Images – nr 31

The US Football “Superbowl” was held a couple of weeks ago, on February 5th. Being from New York State myself, I was very happy to see the New York Giants win the game, 21-17, over the New England Patriots (Boston … Continue reading

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