Posts Tagged “Europe”

Marta Andreasen

by David on September 5, 2008

From Tim Worstall, I see that Marta Adreasen is attempting to stand for election to the European Parliament. If you’d like to know a little more about the disgraceful treatment by Europe of Marta Adreasen, start with her entry on (…)

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Wine terroir terror

by David on June 17, 2007

The Languedoc region of France is producing much more wine than it can sell in a competitive global market. The radical winemakers, the Comité Régional d’Action Viticole (CRAV) has threatened violent action which extends to more than stamping on grapes crossly.

Estonia here we come

by David on January 28, 2006

Continuing our recent tradition of a quick cheap Winter holiday on the Continent (Venice, could it ever be bettered? Cologne, whizzy Cathedral and metre-long bratwurst) we have booked Talinn for a few days.

Talinn’s the capital of new-Europe Estonia (home of Skype and flat-rate taxation). It hasn’t joined the Euro yet and its currency, the Etonian Kroon is known as the EEK (ISO 4217 code). How good is that?