Category Archives: Society

Alexa! Give me 4 Ways To Get Rich… Quick.

Someone once said the thing about making money is you have to be smart & lucky. Getting off your butt in the first place helps as well. What follows is a tongue in cheek look at getting off the butt … Continue reading

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Ancient Alien Theories: The truth and the theory

In this post dedicated to understanding why “Ancient Aliens” on the History Channel is so captivating the science fiction and Michael Moorcock fan in me thought it time to take a closer look at a couple of theories that while “entertaining” … Continue reading

Posted in Everyday life, Myths & Legends, Society

The World’s Worst Advice On… Giving Advice

“All advice can only be a product of the man of the man who gives it” Hunter S. Thompson, The Proud Highway: Saga of a Desperate Southern Gentleman, 1955-1967 As someone who has, in pursuit of more money and a … Continue reading

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So you want to be a leader!

David Ben-Gurion once said he understood what it was to be a leader the day he realised there was nobody left but him to lead the way. With the wealth of modern-day examples, so often highlighted by this business school … Continue reading

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Globalization and the Fifth Estate.

Not a day goes by at the moment without hearing from some antagonist or another (Orange is the new Red) about the struggle between Populism versus Elitism; Isolationism versus Interventionism, Sovereignty versus Accord, Treaty, Alignment, Convention, Entente… Entente Cordiale, and … Continue reading

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Finding your place as a writer, author, chronicler…

Hot off the press! Entrepreneur and LinkedIn Influencer James Caan CBE was recently called out by someone in the comments section of his Aug 10 post. The keen-sighted “commentard” spotted a first line blooper, a classical grammatical mistake – one … Continue reading

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Tales from Bishkek: Far from the madding crowd

Fleeing the turmoil and nonsensicality of recent events in Europe (the UK’s utterly shambolic and farcical Brexit referendum, the ensuing political meltdown and the tragic terror attack at Istanbul’s Atatürk airport, through which my wife and I had transited, not … Continue reading

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