Tag Archives: Italy

VE Day

The 8th of May is celebrated as “VE Day”, or more correctly, “Victory in Europe” day. It marks the cessation of hostilities in Europe, and a change of focus to the war in the Pacific. Germany had surrendered, and it … Continue reading

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Falling Cruiseships

I was shocked when I woke up on Saturday morning to find out that the Costa Concordia had almost capsizedĀ outside the port of Giglio. Naturally the first thing that comes to mind is “how many casualties?” At the time of … Continue reading

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