(Eugenio Battaglia, Italy, 01/25/22 4:21 am)
John E's parallels between Russia-Ukraine and pre-WWII Europe were correct, but try to look at the facts of the 1930s according to how the geopolitical situation was at the time.
(Consoly Leon Arias, Spain / Canary, 01/25/22 3:51 am)
To answer John E's question, it may be surprising or even incredible, but the truth is that until 2019, no one had carried out a rigorous and focused study on the Chalice in the Valencia Cathedral
(Eugenio Battaglia, Italy, 01/24/22 11:13 am)
The House of Savoy, probably originally from Burgundy, was established in 1003 with Count Humbert 1° Biancamano (White Hand) in the historical Savoy region. From there the Savoys started their con
(Consoly Leon Arias, Spain / Canary, 01/24/22 3:39 am)
The search for the Holy Grail has been one of the great fascinations of humanity, especially during the Middle Ages, because it was believed to be a symbol of immortality and divinity.
(Carmen Negrin, -France, 01/23/22 6:15 am)
Indeed, as John E mentioned, the vaccination(s) per se are not mandatory in France, but without the "vaccinal pass," which is about to replace the "sanitary pass" (don't a
(Paul Pitlick, USA, 01/23/22 5:27 am)
I usually love David Duggan's writing style and content, but the substance of the Djokovic story is much shorter than this.
The tennis player (indeed all of us) should have just been vacci
(José Ignacio Soler, Venezuela, 01/23/22 4:05 am)
I have read David Duggan's post about Novak Djokovic's melodrama at the Australian Open. As I am a tennis fan and also a mediocre amateur player, I feel compelled to comment on it.
(Eugenio Battaglia, Italy, 01/22/22 5:45 am)
In Italy, Covid-19 is again running high.
The total infected from the beginning of the pandemic is: 9,603,856. Total deaths: 142,963. Total recover
(Marga Jann, -UK, 01/22/22 5:31 am)
As a postscript to Consoly León Arias, France has made vaccination mandatory for all as well.
Warm wishes from Lisbon!
JE comments: Marga, great to hear from you, and ha
(David Duggan, USA, 01/22/22 3:53 am)
The sports world and society generally have gotten their panties in twist over Novak Djokovic's forced departure from the Land Down Under. Having twice contracted-and recovered from Covid, he was