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#Exposed Meet the man who tamed Nigeria’s most lawless city

This interesting piece was culled from http://www.telegraph.co.uk, written by their Chief foreign correspondent,  Colin Freeman.

He famously claims to be “just doing his job”. But in a land where politicians are known for doing anything but, that alone has been enough to make Babatunde Fashola, boss of the vast Nigerian city of Lagos, a very popular man. 1,230 more words


Productivity has hit new levels

I think this is possibly the first time that I have got anywhere near two posts in twenty four hours and I do apologise for the quality of the last, I think i was just excited to be sat and typing again. 637 more words

Postcards of the Great War 45

Artist: Reg Maurice – The Regent Publishing Co Ltd

No 3246

Not postally used

First World War

The laughing stock of the whole brigade...

The Civil War saw scores of politicians and would-be politicians don the uniform of an army officer. Some found success as a military leader such as future President of the United States Rutherford B. 1,339 more words


Meet Colonel Green Tweed!

Every which way I turned the serpentine streets of London showed themselves to be the empires of frenzied footsteps made of scampering strangers, cramped spaces teeming with a living museum of the city’s diverse and complex human characters. 193 more words


VP #35: The Kernel

Are you like me and wonder how you get Kernel out of Colonel? Here we have a Kocky Kernel of Korn with a Napoleon complex harassing the troops. 53 more words

Visual Pun

"Across the River and Into the Trees" by Ernest Hemingway

Title: Across the River and Into the Trees
Author: Ernest Hemingway
ISBN: 978068482553
Pages: 288
Release date: December 12, 1996 (this edition)
Publisher: Scribner
Genre: Fiction… 475 more words

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