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Bye, Bye Miss American Pie…

This week the latest edition of the Great Communist Bake Off featured two titans of the ovens going head to head. Vladimir ‘Pork Pies’ Putin and Xi ‘Cup Cake’ Jinping both chose to demonstrate their pancake skills. Sadly...

The Bell Bottom in 50 Shades of Orange

“Bell bottom blues, don't say goodbye.I'm sure we're gonna meet again” Eric Clapton Mr. Hu recently had a 5 day pink ticket for an expedition to Malaysia. The penance for same was a trip with the memsahib to...

Only in Hong Kong

Following last week’s endurance test at the cinema (see Mamma Mia! I Wasn’t Bjorn Yesterday) I was recently roped into driving Mrs. Hu to the supermarket. It was quite an education. The memsahib purchased an onion to go...

Mamma Mia! Wasn’t Bjorn Yesterday

The Pound is up a full 1% since I last wrote. It’s hardly the greatest comeback since Lazarus but every little helps. Sentiment must be on the rise. Perhaps the mighty dollar is suffering from the imposition of...

Greece is Once Again ‘The Word'

“I pulled in to Nazareth was feelin' 'bout a half past dead I just need some place where I can lay my head Hey mister, can you tell me where a girl might find a bed He just...

The Shorts and Shortcuts to Thinking

“Who hate short shorts We hate short shorts They’re such short shorts We hate short shorts Who hates short shorts We hate short shorts.” The Royal Teens had a variation on this bubble gum ditty (above). It peaked...

The $1 Trillion Cult of Personality

Apple is about to become the world’s first 1 trillion US$ company. That is quite a feat. Those of us who use Apple products (mea culpa) are followers of the richest cult in living memory. I have no...