Monthly Archives: June 2012

Why Greece is the new Croatia and Albania is the new Greece

Hello everyone. As you perhaps guessed from the above title, I’m on my holidays again. In Greece. We chose a different island this time but apart from that, it differs very little from last year in its essentials: sun, beach, … Continue reading


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Bingo! Some thoughts about flag-waving, nostalgia and the Diamond Jubilee

I’m feeling less than jubilant about her Majesty’s Jubilee. My feelings towards the British monarchy are ambivalent. This may come as a surprise to my readers as they have seen my recent collection of Royal themed mugs which I personally … Continue reading


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