John McTaggart

John McTaggart

5 tips for visiting Alaska on a budget

Is visiting the great state of Alaska on your bucket list? It’s certainly on mine – and has been since my childhood. There is something pristine and majestic about the vast Alaskan wilderness that draws me and many others there. I was actually born in Alaska – Anchorage, to be …

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Pandemic unemployment wage figures fall to new low

The number of people receiving special unemployment benefit in the event of a pandemic has fallen to its lowest level since March 2020, the month it was introduced, according to new official figures. Social Protection Minister Heather Humphreys said just over 202,000 people would receive the payment this week. She …

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Bastion is still a masterpiece

Ten years ago, I installed Bastion on my Xbox 360. I was 15 and was a complete dumbass – only one of those things has changed, and if you’re aware of the inevitable passage of time, you can probably guess which one. For a few hours, however, as I walked …

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Monopoly game helps spread of Covid-19

the The Covid-19 pandemic is a test of God and only God can destroy this virus, said a local preacher, who is also a politician, in a Facebook post earlier this month. The same leader also frequently advised voters to always choose candidates of their own religion, even if those …

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