Category Archives: america

More Than 500,000

Over 500,000 Americans have died from Covid. My friends, Ro and Doctor Bertoni, were two of them. As was Dakota Pittman and many others. Last year this time I was atop Kilimanjaro. The 2021 team of Kili Initiative descended from the summit. I got an internet connection on the Saddle. Reports from the Guardian and […]

George Washington # 1

Six years ago George Washington was voted Britain’s greatest enemy commander by a poll over nearly 8000 people held by the War Museum in London, beating out IRA leader Michael Collins, Napoleon Bonaparte, Field Marshal Erwin Rommel and Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the founder of modern Turkey. Washington’s posthumous victory was explained by a prominent historian, […]

George Washington In London

Several years ago I was waiting for Brock Dundee in Trafalgar Square in London. Tourists were mounting the four lions at the foot of Lord Nelson’s Column for photos and art lovers were queuing before the National Gallery to view the Leonardo Da Vinci exhibition, while busy Londoners strode across the square for various rendezvouses […]

Frozen Niagara

Obviously if they had filmed NIAGARA in the winter, Marilyn Monroe would have never gone over the falls with her murderous husband played by Joseph Cotton.

$47

Back in 2012 the BBC reported that former Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi held a bunga-bunga party featuring strippers in nun uniforms for his guest. Each dancer was paid $2000 for her performance plus tips. This information came to light during the testimony of a dancer. One of her compatriots was rewarded with the post of […]