Feet up, no agenda

Feet up, no agenda

We live in a world moving not just at high speed, but at top speed, and which is ever pushing those boundaries. We jet to the four corners of the earth. We now demand live, global reporting. Five minutes ago is ancient history. Fast food outlets must produce their...
It’s Filed Under ‘T’ for ‘The’

It’s Filed Under ‘T’ for ‘The’

I have good news and I have bad news (I think). The good news is – that name?, that book title?, the author of that book?, that word ‘on the tip of your tongue’? – none are forgotten! They’re all in there, somewhere! The bad news is that our ‘filing...
Which one of these is not like the other?

Which one of these is not like the other?

In the northern climes of Scandinavia, it’s normal to have barely any winter sun rising above the horizon during the day, and barely any sun setting below the horizon all summer. In a desert climate, it’s normal to have extreme temperature swings from day to night. In...
Lost and Found

Lost and Found

They’re called awareness ribbons. You see these looped symbols as bumper stickers, lapel pins, included in logos, in advertising, etc. A bit of investigating reveals there are over 1,000 causes represented by variously colored/patterned ribbons. Their proliferation is...