Month: July 2021

Olympics Special. Majlinda – Much More than Olympic Champion

20 July 2021 By Paul Martin

Majlinda – Much More than Olympic Champion [Unless otherwise indicated, all sound on Videotape [SOVT] is in English.] ]Music: Kosovo National Anthem over Kosovan flag.] Sovt: “Majlinda Kelmendi”. At 0 12 Kosovo is a new country that’s only been competing on the world stage for less than a decade. Its main sports star is in judo – […]

Introducing SportZones

16 July 2021 By Paul Martin

With meticulous attention to detail and personal interaction, SportZones provides owners of sporting events and rights-holders with the tools to drive forward sponsorship for their events. SportZones also works to secure the best possible coverage of the sport, projecting it as a desirable, exciting and motivational brand. This in turn has a powerful effect on […]

Not ill-fitting. Illman.

7 July 2021 By Paul Martin

An amusing aside in reporting on this Covid pandemic. The leading health publication (HSJ, or Health Services Journal), has a top writer called James Illman. See his article. NOTE: For our section Strange as it Seems, we’re interested in other names that are either particularly suitable or particularly ill-fitting. We know of a South African […]

Elected to the United Nations World Health Organisation’s Executive Board: a regime that bombs hospitals, uses chemical weapons and blocks convoys of baby formula. Assad’s Syria.

6 July 2021 By Paul Martin

The Syrian regime has been elected to a leading role in the World Health Organisation (WHO). In May, the war-torn country’s rulers won a seat on the WHO Executive Board. Throughout the course of the Syrian civil war, the Syrian regime has displaced half the country’s population. It has depopulated whole cities and villages by bombing hospitals […]