Europe

The Knowledgeable President

Submitted by ub on Thu, 06/10/2021 - 08:18
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They’re members of the most selective group on earth. The board members are named Angela, Boris, Emmanuel, Justin, Mario, Yoshihide, and newbie Joe Biden.

This exclusive group will finally meet following 4 years of an attempt at disruption from the USA and after a 2-year global pandemic interruption.

The Prince is Dead

Submitted by ub on Fri, 04/09/2021 - 09:20
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Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, “passed away peacefully” at Windsor Castle on Friday at the age of 99.

As the world reacts to the death of Prince Phillip, public figures in #Britain react to the news that #PrincePhilip, husband of Queen Elizabeth and a leading figure in the British royal family for almost seven decades, has died aged 99.

Not Giving Up My OBE

Submitted by ub on Tue, 03/09/2021 - 14:31
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Brits and Americans are divided by attitudes toward the House of Windsor. Why are there different reactions to Harry and Meghan Markle’s Oprah interview? What is the attraction to learn about The Royals who're among the most dysfunctional families on earth?

"IF" JR Kipling

Submitted by ub on Sat, 09/19/2020 - 11:59
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The following should be required reading. ‘IF’ was written by an Indian born, English Nobel Laureate poet and journalist named Joseph Rudyard Kipling. It can serve as the ultimate inspiration that tells all of us how to deal with different phases in life and helps us to become better people.

The poem, written in 1895 and first published in ‘Rewards and Fairies’, 1910 is 32 lines long with four stanzas of eight lines each. It is a tribute to Leander Starr Jameson. The poem is written in the form of paternal advice to the poet’s son, John.