Friday, May 24, 2019

Is it need or are you greedy?

According to Oliver Stone’s 1987 film ‘Wall Street’ “Greed is Good”. But is it really?We live in a world of limited resources. Land, wealth, food; all of these things...

You’re such a snob!

I’m a coffee snob. When it comes to coffee it should be properly ground black coffee – no sugar.Maybe it’s your favourite brand of clothing or the shoes you...

Charisma and character

The England football team no longer have a manager. Sam Allardyce resigned this week after only 67 days and one match in charge. His decision to step down comes...

When you don’t get what you want

Most of us are familiar with the foot-stomping, hands-raving, vocal-chords-yelling, and occasional throwing-to-the-floor kind of outburst that accompany a tantrum from a two-year-old child on hearing the word “no”....

What are you building on?

I was recently asked this question: What are you building on?There's a lot to consider when someone asks you a question like that. Which is part of the reason...

You can’t have it all

It’s a funny time to be alive. Information is everywhere. We, as a collective population, have access to knowledge on a vast array of topics and the ability to...

Cheap travel destinations for Africans

Time for a holiday? I know how you feel. It’s the end of winter and it has been a long four or five months of indoors and hard work. I...

Should we support our local brands?

Have you ever heard someone say "support local?" and then thought to yourself: "What does that even mean?". Or maybe you have heard of the phrase and thought to yourself, "Why should...

The power of the purchase

I have a family member who loves buying stuff. Most of what she buys, though, is not for herself, and she does have an amazing knack for purchasing great...

Held to ransom

In the early 2000s I was living in the UK and a nationwide fuel strike nearly brought the country to a standstill. Within days, petrol pumps ran dry and...

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