Birds Eye View Of Beautiful Kazakhstan

On August 2, 2013 by Tim Newman

These lovely aerial photos of Kazakhstan are impressively dramatic but unfortunately the website which hosted them didn’t explain where they were or who took them. But I liked them enough to share. Kazakhstan is one...

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Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow - Nice Hat

Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow: Turkmenistan’s Unusual Dictator

On April 28, 2013 by Tim Newman

I wrote a post recently about Saparmurat Niyazov, one of the craziest despots in living memory. His reign over Turkmenistan was cut short by an eagerly awaited heart attack in 2006. His successor Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow spent some...

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Marvellous Maggie

On April 17, 2013 by Con Mucho Gusto

The past week since the death of Lady Thatcher (or is it Baroness Thatcher? Darth Thatcher maybe?) have been of a bit of an education to me. You see, I’m of the generation...

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