Category: Great Europeans

Not just Covid-Flu Making a Killing

Tourists around the world are outraged over exorbitant prices for PCR tests. Bloomberg has found that tourists planning to travel to resorts in Africa and South America are forced to pay from $100 to $6,000 for each PCR test. The price range is so wide that the International Air Transport Association has asked governments to take action on pricing for COVID-19 tests.

Another Hero has gone. Obituary for Henry Hafenmayer.

On Wednesday, August 11th, 2021, our friend and comrade Henry Hafenmayer passed away. After a long illness and stays in clinics in Germany and Switzerland, he passed away in southern Germany in the middle of the week. He cared for every comrade who needed his help in a far-sighted and self-sacrificing way and was a fighter for the truth. We’ll miss Henry! He said and uttered what others dared not think.

THE PLUCK OF THE IRISH

It is a bit late to be celebrating Saint Patrick’s Day but such is the Irish presence on the world stage it seems every day is an occasion for an Irish celebration. Despite being one of the world’s smallest nations the Irish presence punches well above its weight.

This is not the Alain Delon that I imagined

The great French artistes, actors, chanteuse like Mireille Matthieu, the iconic Brigitte Bardot, and international actor and heartthrob have put at risk their careers by openly promoting their patriotic anti-migrant stance. Alain Delon has always supported Le Pen’s National Front especially when it was created by Marine le Pen’s war hero father.

Henry Ford on Reincarnation

Although a veteran of many car brands I had not realised that my favourite marque was built by an innovative company inspired by a fellow Irishman. Since that momentous day, I have tried every model made including the BMW Seven Series; what a mistake that was.