Expat British Pensions Update December 2017

The UK All Party Parliamentary Group on Frozen British Pensions met again on 1 November 2017. The meeting’s minutes provide the following information. The government has said they would like to continue uprating the pensions of expats living in the EU, though there seems to be a possibility that this may only apply to those… Continue reading Expat British Pensions Update December 2017


South Africa Drought and Climate October 2017

The Western Cape water crisis continues unabated. The following graph indicates how this year’s rainfall (red line) is now trending well below that of 2016 (purple line), with 1994 (lowest feint blue line) being the only year where the plot approximates 2016 or 2017. This year’s line is now moving away from 1994’s cumulative rainfall… Continue reading South Africa Drought and Climate October 2017