Category Archives: Risks

Rutte or Wilders? VOTE NOW.

Rutte or Wilders?#Netherlands #Rutte #Wilders — Red Breast (@the_redbreast) March 14, 2017 One Dutch Election the World Will Be Watching…   Advertisements

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Looking into the Jaws of a Great White Shark – The Story of Shannon Ainslie

This story blew me right off my chair coughing up my coffee, and had me reconsider today’s regular Sunday Surf Trip. Everybody knows there are no sharks around Lisbon,  but my next dip into the cold ocean was no doubt … Continue reading

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Do What You Do Best – Don’t Jump at Every Opportunity

Why don’t 99% of people have what they want in life?

Well, because 99% of people DON’T KNOW WHAT THEY WANT! Continue reading

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Grabbing Lisbon with My Grubby Mitts

To call Lisbon a great place is to insult the beauty of this marvellous sunny city almost to an libellous degree. As soon as I arrived here, I knew that it was here that that I was going to fulfill my … Continue reading

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The Roman Character: Confidently Facing the Future, Conserving the Past

ROME NEVER FOUGHT TO IMPOSE a political idea or a religious creed. On the contrary, she left local institutions and manners of thought untouched. In Rome’s imperial expansion, self defence was accounted the first motive; but trade inevitably followed and … Continue reading

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The Roman Character: Let this determine what you do and say and think

NO ONE EVER SAID THAT life is fair. As for you, do you gain strength from Nietzsche’s adage ’that what does not kill you makes you stronger’ ? Or do you put your fists in the pocket and boil for … Continue reading

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Interactive map of asylum seeker flow to European countries

First click on the picture – it will take you to the interactive map. Each moving point on the map represents 25 people. Only a small fraction of refugees fleeing their homes make it to Europe. Hover over countries to show … Continue reading

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Know what you’re looking for

FOR EACH TYPE OF FISH you must prepare in a certain way. Each species behaves different – prefers varying depth, light and temperature. Fish isn’t just fish. Got to have the right equipment to handle each type. You have to … Continue reading

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How the redbreast got its colour.

“But little by little he gained courage, flew close to him, and drew with his little bill a thorn that had become imbedded in the brow of the Crucified One. And as he did this there fell on his breast … Continue reading

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