Tag Archives: Ukraine

When it Comes to American Politics:

What’s Good for the Goose is Good for the Gander Interesting. The Hunter Biden laptop situation is a case in point. Obviously, ‘something’ is amiss, but is it enough to completely derail Joe Biden’s 2024 attempt to run for the … Continue reading

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An Echo in Time, from 1853-56: the Crimean War

Charge of the Light Brigade (October 25, 1854) Although this was a short skirmish from the larger Battle of Balaclava, it made an impression on the British mindset in Crimea, and might be why the West hesitated to stop Putin … Continue reading

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Now That the World is Over COVID-19…

World Conflicts Are Escalating I’m not an expert, but it seems to me that the ‘delicate’ balance from 2019 has been knocked off kilter by the coronavirus. Today’s most dangerous flash points—whether Ukraine, Taiwan, or confrontations with Iran—relate in some … Continue reading

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Maybe This is Exactly What Everyone Wants…

The World Going to Hell in a Handcart You know what I’m going to write next, don’t you? Be careful what you ask for, you just might get it. Putin and Russia want a neutral buffer zone around their borders. … Continue reading

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The Psychology of Colour

Blue and Yellow (in the Flag of Ukraine) This might seem an obvious thing, but nature has a way of demonstrating primary colours like blue and yellow (and in this case a clear blue sky over a field of yellow … Continue reading

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Writing Yourself into the History Books

Veni, Vidi, Vici I remember reading The Gallic Wars by Julius Caesar in Latin in Grade 10. The above-noted statement cannot be found there. (And for those whose Latin is a bit rusty, it means “I came, I saw, I … Continue reading

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How Anything Happens, Against All Odds

The Tipping Point (2013 Edition) My son got this book for me, for my 72nd birthday. Thanks, Derek. After reading most of my other books from my birthday, I am starting to settle on this one. The title alone has … Continue reading

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Question: Who Will Succeed, Zelenskyy or Putin?

Psycard Reading, Today Seems dumb to even attempt a double-headed question, but it came out that way as I was shuffling the cards. As you can see I got a NO on one side and a YES on the other, … Continue reading

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Putin: Be Careful What You Ask For…

Tarot: 7 of Swords This is my three-thousand-and-first post. I may be starting to write about other divinatory processes. As I sat down to write this, the Seven of Swords came to mind, so I decided to go with that … Continue reading

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Spiritual “Brothers in Arms”?

‘WWG1WGA” Does this thinking still apply, today? Is this why Zelenskyy is chiding the Western powers for standing at a distance and watching the events unfold in his precious country? And why didn’t NATO allow Ukraine to become part of … Continue reading

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