Pope Francis continues to be his own man. Today he bestowed a Papal blessing on motorcycles and motorcyclists. But not just any motorcycles, these were all Harley-Davidsons. The US bike manufacturer is celebrating its 110th anniversary and thousands of Harley owners from around the world arrived in Rome for a rally. Pope Francis blessed themContinue reading “Pope Francis blesses Harley-Davidsons; Vespa owners feel slighted”
It appears the Syrian government of President Bashar al-Assad has used chemical weapons on at least two occasions. Up to 150 people may have been killed in these sarin gas attacks. Not a great number when you consider 93,000 people have lost their lives over the last two years in Syria. Regardless, chemical weaponry is aContinue reading “Syria accused of chemical attacks; Jumpin’ Bash Flash”
With the recent palaver over Operation Prism in the United States, the leaking of secret information by Edward Snowden and subsequent media frenzy, I couldn’t help but think of former Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau. In 1969 he mentioned that the citizens have a right to privacy and was referring to sexual orientation whenContinue reading “Operation Prism: The state has no place in the chat rooms of the nation”
At one point today it appears I had received one visitor, he or she had looked at 13 posts. The only problem is he or she also seems to reside in three countries!
Thanks! I didn’t think I had that much to say! Cheers!
They tell you when you start out testing the waters of the Blogosphere that you should find your niche. Select a topic and stay within the bounds: maybe sports, or fashion, or cars or music. I understand that some bloggers’ style is to compose long treatises on their subject of expertise. I do have aContinue reading “Blogging styles: short versus long, occasional versus frequent”