All posts in Perspectives

  • Boiko Boyko Borissov Borisov prime minister of Bulgaria
    Bulgaria’s political scene: Doing the splits
    June 4, 2012, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    The beginning of June 2012 finds Bulgaria about a year away from parliamentary elections, and undeclared campaigning already begun – not least by a Prime Minister and governing party with, […]

  • Serbian presidential election poster for Tomislav Nikolic
    Stormy start for Serbia’s Nikolić
    June 4, 2012, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    The violence in northern Kosovo around a barricade-clearing operation conducted as Serbia’s new president Tomislav Nikolić was sworn in was a “baptism of fire” for him,Belgrade political scientist Predrag Simić […]

  • aircraft in a clear blue sky
    Indicators never lie!
    June 4, 2012, by Mark Thomas

    It is said that two of the key leading or early indicators of economic activity are the construction and travel industries. It is difficult to make any profound comment about […]

  • golf 1 photo by cflart
    Golf and the economy
    June 4, 2012, by Alan Rogut

    Experts are predicting that the economic crisis is far from over and it appears that the UK is heading for a second recession. This is bad news for golf courses […]

  • A golf ball teeters near the hole as apparently humankind does with the end of the world supposedly approaching
    The end of the world?
    June 4, 2012, by Alan Rogut

    I have come to the conclusion that those predicting the end of the world will be quite disappointed when the Earth isn’t incinerated at the end of December 2012. I, […]