After an agreement on Wednesday 29 March 2017, an article in the newspaper Corriere Del Veneto claimed on 30 March 2017 that the delivery of Venice’s MOSE mobile dam system had slipped by six months. Yet the very same newspaper published an article on 28 April 2015 in which it was stated that the same … Continue reading
This book has just been published and explores different personalities in sport who have also generated media reputations outside their home countries. The book can be ordered from the publishers by clicking on the link below; http://www.upress.state.ms.us/books/1992 It is principally a sociological anthology with contributors from many different parts of the world. It includes … Continue reading
On Sunday, 4 December 2016, Italians voted in a referendum to reject constitutional reforms supported by previous Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and his government. This vote led to the resignation of Renzi and the establishment of a caretaker government with new elections likely in February 2017 after the Constitutional Court examines a new electoral law … Continue reading
Balloon Debate: what’s the best invention ever? I proposed language & debated other ideas. View this ‘Battle of Ideas’ festival film.
Filmed at the Battle of Ideas and expertly chaired by Timandra Harkness, this incredibly engaging balloon debate sees panelists attempt to convince the audience of their choice for the best invention ever. At the end of each round, the least popular invention is eliminated – and its proponent thrown out of the balloon. The debate … Continue reading