Category Archives: Euro Crisis

Letter from Bavaria (1)

Updated 22nd Jan 2013 Guten Morgen, I’m reminded that the German general election is just around the corner (in September or October 2013), with Sunday’s Niedersachsen vote going right down to the wire: the SDP/Grüne vote of 46.3% edging out … Continue reading

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Pythonomics (3) – The Spanish Imposition

Dateline: Madrid, Friday 22nd June 2012 with the Spanish Prime Minister, Mariano Rajoy, in Mardrid, in Spain. “When we said we wanted a bailout, we didn’t expect the Spanish Imposition” [Cue Music – Duh, duh, Daaaaah ] Lagarde and the IMF team … Continue reading

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Pythonomics (2): What did the Euro ever do for us ?

Revolution ! Rex is addressing a room of masked Greek MEPs beneath the European Parliament in 2015 … Rex: We get in through the underground heating system here … up through to the main audience chamber here … and the President’s wife’s bedroom is here. … Continue reading

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The Dead Euro Sketch

The cast: Mr. PRALINO  – Panagiotos Pikrammenis;  BANK OWNER – Mario Drahgi The Sketch: A customer enters a bank.   Mr. Pralino: ‘Ello, I wish to register a complaint. (The bank owner does not respond.)   Mr. Pralino: ‘Ello, Miss? Banker: What … Continue reading

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