White Elephant Submarine? 0 (0)

We have not reached to this stage yet…but it does not mean we can start to celebrate

(The strategic role of a submarine to the nation’s maritime defence cannot be ignored but what makes it stink is the way these submarines were purchased and maintained. Image source: http://www.marinebuzz.com)

I love submarines – seen Wolfgang Petersen’s excellent Das Boot several times (wished to be an U-Boat captain) and I even wrote a short novel on submarine for my NaNoWriMo project.… Click to read the rest

Finals: Spain vs Holland 0 (0)

(The winning goal that took Spain into the finals. Image source: Michael Steele/Getty Images. More here)

One of my 2 buddies – Alex or Anil is going to go back with a big load of cash as their predicted team in the finals have made it. Sadly my favourite, the Argentinians got kicked out in the quarter-finals and probably did not know what whacked them (they ended up losing 4 to nothing to the Germans).… Click to read the rest