My Mazamet

Life at № 42 by E.M. Coutinho

UK growth revised downwards. Spanish stocks fall. Oil & gold at record lows.

And there are more floods in Britain. That’s what I get for reading the news every morning. Oh, and a British muslim family was not allowed to board an aeroplane … Continue reading

December 23, 2015 · 22 Comments

When yes means nai. Greece & battered wife syndrome

I know, how childish. How so very News of the World of me, but I couldn’t resist. The Greeks are voting today Oxi: No to the euro-deal Nai: Yes to … Continue reading

July 5, 2015 · 19 Comments

Why Angela Merkel Is Wrong On Greece

An outstanding article by German philosopher Jürgen Habermas: “…Because the federal German Chancellor opted as early as May 2010 to treat investor interests as more important than a haircut in restoring … Continue reading

June 28, 2015 · 6 Comments

A Brilliant Day. Does he classify as a Trojan?

Gay marriage, fabulous dinner, great time- but I’ve got to hand it to Mr. Tsipras, that was the best political move I’ve seen, E-V-E-R. He let the European right led … Continue reading

June 26, 2015 · 9 Comments