Austria can be thankful to its President as one of its most famous sons succumbs to illness.
The speed of a top drawer political scandal is frightening (quicker than a Phaeton). Comrade / Komm. Rat Curmudgeon reports on corruption, honey trapping, and milk-based projectiles.
The curmudgeon bemoans entitlement and harks back to simpler days, when a foreign holiday was all about Pschitt and giggles.
Following an inventory of a common or garden Teekuche and its bespoke assortment of cutlery and crockery, the curmudgeon arrives at the source of the problem - supermarket loyalty cards, responsible for free mugs if you spend a large amount.
Curmudgeon is rudely confronted with an eScooter on every street corner. He has no intention of joining the ranks of the "silver scooters".
Living by the rules is a matter of general decency rather than being a square or a stick in the mud.
Sometimes, when least expected, someone's ship comes in.