The Supernova in the East

The latest episode of Hardcore History is another amazing audio tour through history, even if Dan Carlin himself says he is unqualified and it might not be completely accurate. He’s a great story teller. This one covers the rise of Japan in the early twentieth century and beyond. Dan’s coverage of the Manchurian Incident reminded me […]

Xeer

Many moons ago I wrote about where my handle xeer came from. A planet in the classic 8-bit game Elite was called Xeer. Unknown to me, Xeer is also the polycentric legal system of Somalia! Back in 2003 someone asked to use my hotmail account of the same name but I declined and found out […]

Cork blog – all about Cork City and County

Now, this is interesting. The Cork blog covers topics related to, you guessed it, Cork! For some reason I found the entry about busses around Cork fascinating, possibly because busses are such a major part of urban life! 2007-11-01 – Bah, looks like the domain is gone. An MFA site is there now so I’ve […]

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