My next project/challenge - to turn these 4 bits of random hardwood (courtesy of @magicbastarder) into the body of what will either be a short scale tenor guitar, or a class of tenor ukulele . There’s an old teak window board that will form the neck
Yeah - it’ll be higher prices all round - but some countries will be fucked.
While the west tends not to care about folks in that part of the world they’ll not want the political instability- particularly in the Middle East
I think that’s one thing we all can agree on - and unfortunately I think strategically at least some in the us/nato will see keeping it going to their advantage also.
In terms of what happens- I’d say Russia will continue to grind out gains in donbas, until at least they have taken Donetsk...
Agreed 100%. Initially a lot of their ‘things to watch’ were bang on the money, but there’s a stronger bias emerging of late. It’s still a reasonable digest of what’s happening on the ground, but less reliable I think in terms of how things are interpreted.
I don’t disagree things are going better for them of late- and they are probably going to hold most of what they have now in almost any circumstance.
But…why this is (in my view) at least plan c:
- failure of their initial stated war aims -which was essentially regime change, and a swift...
he had a registration number etc, so we presumed at the time he was ok. It would never in a million years occur to me that someone would walk away from something that was that dangerous - particularly when he would have gotten paid more to fix it. (this was back in 2014 - before things really...