Redux: Shortwave ‘Pirate’ Radio in the time of Covid-19 provides much needed entertainment and reminiscence

*For writing on a similar theme, please visit: https://ukshortwavefreeradiomemories.blogspot.com/ Aged in my early teens in the Autumn of 1990, little could I have known that randomly tuning around the international shortwave bands on a basic analogue radio one Sunday morning would spark a hobby that has, albeit intermittently, endured to this day. Already moderately aware…

Will Covid-19 provide the perfect smokescreen for further incursions into Alpine Europe?

As the dust settles cautiously on the beginning of the end of novel coronavirus' first wave, I ponder if what the world has learned during the last six months will be long forgotten once the need for rampant materialism once more kicks in, first during the egregious Halloween/Bonfire Night season before the vulgarity wrapped within…

Blogging with purpose, not for self-importance

I do not take credit for this - please see the link below for intellectual property details - but if ever Blogging could for many people be summed up so perfectly, it would go something like this: Blogging: "Never before have so many people with so little to say said so much to so few"…