Fifteen observations on stupid statements and stupid people.
Having reflected on another of Kevin’s brilliant editorials I wish to add my own observations: Stupid statements are generated more often than not by stupid people. Seemingly intelligent people are also capable of generating stupid statements. Rocks, bricks, sticks, stones and lower forms of animal life cannot be expected toRead More
Bitcoin is now causing massive panic attacks all around the globe. People are pointing fingers and blaming Bitcoin!! You can hear the cry now “Bitcoin is a scam! Stay away from Bitcoin!” etc. Yet another Bitcoin exchange – namely Mt Gox, implodes. Is that because of something especially devious aboutRead More
How difficult is a straight answer.
The following is a conversation with someone online. At the heart of this is that I only need a simple yes or no answer to very straight forward question. I felt like Jeremy Paxman The question is: “Is TxxxRxxx regulated by a financial authority of some sort?” As you willRead More
Short shrift–will I be arrested?
Well, this morning I’m making myself a late breakfast in my kitchen at about 10:55 AM. It’s Saturday. As I glance through my window, from behind my curtains, I could see that there are two people at my front door. It’s two old ladies. Well they look old and theyRead More
Saying nice things–by Scrooge!
It’s that time of year when I’ve been receiving the odd season’s greetings – and have been forced to send one or two to various folk. Yes – you got that. People and people on behalf of organisations are emailing me over the last two weeks to say “Seasons Greetings”,Read More