Today the European Union went from 15 member countries to 25, and with a new combined population of 455 million people stands as the world’s largest trading bloc.
It will be very interesting to see how this plays out, with the newly admitted countries in general having poorer economies than the older members, as well as in some cases severe hangovers from the Communist Era.
Hopefully, the tide will rise all around.
For Sweden, of course, this doesn’t matter all that much since its populace made the–in my humble opinion–huge mistake of giving the finger to the European Union.
Includes Hollywood Dead, Tales from the Loop, Things from the Flood, The Court of Broken Knives, and Port of Shadows.
Nic has a retinal tear and has his vision is saved by a laser.
Includes The Storm Before the Storm, White Trash, Calypso, Tell the Machine Goodnight, Prince of Fools, and Provenance.
The Internet tells Nic to install Ubiquiti gear in his house, so he does, and now he has thoughts.
What I wish I’d known when I started podcasting.
Nic starts a new podcast about—gasp!—American sports.
Mostly excellent non-fiction in this installment. Includes Fantasyland, The Miracle of Dunkirk, Das Reich, The Undoing Project, Waiting for the Punch, Vacationland and Points of Impact.