I feel sorry for the ship's company of HMS Illustrious. They're shortly going to be feeling very embarrassed to be serving on an aircraft carrier that doesn't have any, err, aircraft. I remember my time fondly on HMS Invincible, the now decommissioned sister ship to HMS Illustrious, but I also remember feeling a slight inferiority … Continue reading An Aircraft Carrier Without Aircraft is Like…
It's decision time. Millions of voters are now heading to the polls in the UK to cast their vote. Many of us expats have probably missed out on voting because the postal vote system doesn't allow enough time to register and then get our vote off from the other side of the world. It's been … Continue reading D-Day
We're getting closer to General Election time again in the UK and as I'm still a British citizen and eligible to vote, my interest in British politics remains. Don't ask me why, I just can't seem to switch it off. With Twitter, Google Reader and iphone apps providing an ever constant news feed, being on … Continue reading Fair and Balanced?
In just a few hours time, after what's been the longest, most expensive, and perhaps most exciting presidential election ever, we'll know who is going to be the 44th President of the United States. Being a political news junkie, I've been following the race fairly closely for the last 18 months, and, like pretty much … Continue reading The End of Darkness?
I don't envy Alistair Darling. Will Gordon be able to let go of the Treasury?