As the pressure grows within Egypt for change, it is very interesting to take distance and notice the response from both the US and from Europe. To say that the western world got caught with its pants down would be an understatement. The US response of vocalising its support for an “orderly transition” – to what, [...]
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Here is a great video by a couple – Rufus Griscom + Alisa Volkman. They share very candidly what they consider to be the 5 taboos that no one wants to talk about when they have children. Their point is related to why people who hae children don’t actually tell the truth to those who are [...]
Lately I have come across a number of references to a body of work with a remarkably similar title, exhorting you to pull your finger out. For the significant majority of the population who simply can’t be bothered here is my alternative 7 suggestions. 7 Habits of Highly Ineffective People 1. Do not be proactive. [...]
I can’t believe it, but the Pthirus, which I suspect that you all have very fond memories of, is in danger of extinction. I think we all owe it to this little creature to do something about it. If you are a little unsure of what it is you are being encouraged to save, just Google [...]
Over the weekend I read a really interesting article titled - ’Can money set you free?’ written by the novelist John Lanchester. The philosopher Kierkrgaard thought that “anxiety is freedom”. It is both the price we pay for freedom and the sign of freedom; the entirely secure are not anxious and they are not entirely free [...]
“The way we live our life / timorous or bold / will have been our life”. – Seamus Heaney Having read this I came to the conclusion that I should pull my fucking finger!
Since January 1 of this year the following has popped up twice at moments that were extremely relevant. As a consequence, I have accepted the truthful simplicity of the message and I am now going to integrate this into my life wherever possible. For anyone who is a Star Wars fan, the phrase will be well known [...]