A stupid situation with emails–or rather people.
This is brutal – as you might have come to expect. This is the situation. You send an email to someone. You double check that it’s left your email box and it shows as ‘sent’ in your sent box. You wait on a response. There is no response or acknowledgementRead More
How the humans assess risk
I’m giving an example of how the humans assess risk. Recently I came across a human who would not drink tap water, especially from hotels for fear of contracting Legionnaire’s disease. In a nutshell there are 500 cases of the disease in the UK per year, of which 160 casesRead More
The avoidance of pain and discomfort
In conversations with several others over the last month the above theme has come up several times. I’ve been thinking about it – and have put some thoughts together here. This is not advice. It appears to me that the avoidance of immediate or impending pain and discomfort is aRead More
CAPTAIN’S LOG – NEWCASTLE– Part 2
The situation in the taxi actually begins on the morning of 2012-02-01. This was the first day of my three-day conference at The Hilton in Gateshead. It was cold so I decided to take a taxi from City Express Hotels to the Hilton at Gateshead. I called Budget Taxi’s. ARead More
Thought for tomorrow
The survival of the human race is truly our collective ultimate right. Rights afforded by humanity ought not to be used for the total destruction of humanity. Those who use rights as shields under which they may safely conspire to effect such destruction, risk having their rights stripped from them.Read More
Save on the cost of drinking
If you’re looking to save money on alcohol, kindly move on and read no more. If you’re looking to save up to £5/week on drinking water and fizz, this could be of interest to you. This is a collection my tips for saving on soft-drinks (including water) at meals. AtRead More
Victim of a lynch mob, or political correctness gone mad?
Warning! This post is not for headline hungry Rock-huggers. It is a long and in-depth look into a very serious and far reaching issue. It’s now stale news of course that Nizam Mohammed was sacked by the President on 2011-04-04 in close approximation to apparently very unsavoury comments made atRead More
Like animals ruled as they are
Last night I had an experience – a simple one – most might think, that left me in some degree of bewilderment. I left it alone and allowed my ‘unconscious’ to process it overnight (while I slept). This morning I got up bursting with thoughts. I’m afraid most of youRead More