Monthly Archives: April 2016

Shakespeare & Richard lll

Richard lll and the Battle of Bosworth I have just been reading a suggestion that Shakespeare`s play about Richard lll may have been a more current political satire directed against the Cecils. The article went into some depth about the misdirections … Continue reading

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Luz do sol da Primavera traz sorrisos!

E hoje , eu pensei que deveria fazer alguma coisa diferente e colocar meu blog em Português para amigos e colegas no Brasil. Então com uma pequena ajuda do Google e de Fatima, aqui está uma cópia de um recente … Continue reading

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Spring Sunshine brings out the Smiles!

Spring Sunshine brings out the Smiles! Something of a contrast to my last posting, this one is about smiles and service as well as some thoughts on both Europe and Brazil. I had to go into town today. I had … Continue reading

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Banking aint what it used to be!

Banking aint what it used to be! I was rummaging around in the admin area of my blog today and came across the post below which I had written but not published back in 2014. As you will see it … Continue reading

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Spring Time – light relief back in England

Spring time Something a little different for my blog today. I just got back from six weeks in Brazil and one of the key reasons for coming back was to enjoy springtime in England. I have been missing the pleasures … Continue reading

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Corruption; endemic? Three rhetorical questions.

Grades of Corruption – Three rhetorical questions. As you will see for yourself above I have written around half a dozen posts on Corruption here in Brazil, so I thought I may be allowed to offer an Opinion Piece. Let … Continue reading

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Corruption in Brazil #4 – Rio State Bankrupt?

Rio State is Bankrupt? The crisis in Rio State has clearly gone beyond being “difficult to manage”. The fact is that Rio de Janeiro and the State of Rio are effectively bankrupt. The teachers who are on strike will not … Continue reading

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