Tag: culture

 

Small thing perhaps

Sometimes you see something that raises a question mark in your mind – but the question (before the question mark) is not properly formed and you think to yourself “Life’s to short.. I can’t be bothered” – and you don’t spend any more effort on it, formulating a question. ButRead More

Thought for tomorrow

“It is a myth that problems perpetuate themselves. It is people, in general, who perpetuate problems. People need to start thinking and activating themselves to solve their problems.” …. Captain Walker

Shameless Britain

Yawwwnnnnn!!! It’s the first day of the year. I was up late last night sipping champagne and chilling at home. This morning, I decided to go a bit surfing on the net. Yeah, for sure I checked out Rock newspapers, and then drifted on to so-called ‘British news’. One ofRead More

To err is human, they say.

Most people know that to err is human. What arises from that is something I explore in outline here. I do not give out my mobile (aka cell phone) number or private email address to loads of people who might think of me as their friend. Why? It’s not becauseRead More

When people think they are ‘smart’

This is about a kind of mind game where a superficial or simplistic explanation for stupid actions (words/conduct) is proffered in a way that if challenged leads the challenger to appear to be paranoid, obsessed or hostile in the eyes of observers, who won’t know the depths of a situationRead More

Of paranoia, lethargy and reality

It’s an amazing age of the internet; the greatest time to be alive and to make one’s presence known – but.. but..these are dangerous times!! If you get your image or personal details out there on the internet, bad things will happen to you. People will find you, harass you,Read More

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 to be popular–twenty core tips.

This is a summary of my tips on being popular. Of course they are experience-based, as against objectively evidence-based or researched. And the reason I know they work is because I almost never use them – but I see others using them and succeeding a lot of the time. SmileRead More

How to and why ruin your appetite

I can recall when I was a youngster, my parental figures commanded me not to have sweets just before main meals. There were stern warnings that I’d ruin my appetite.  They would also withhold fizzy drinks or water until the plate was clean. Well, well – it so happens thatRead More

I guess it’s what folk do

Well, I’ve been in Budapest from 21st May 2012 for a few days holiday and some dental work. You can get stuck on the dental work, I’ll remain stuck on the holiday. I mean I don’t know what it is with people – the moment they hear ‘dental work’ –Read More

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