Tag Archives: irrational

If it’s worth doing – do it properly, right?

  OK, the other day we had a fire drill. Standing in the sun outside and watching the rest of the building leave through the front doors, some colleagues and I debated the merits of such an exercise. It seemed … Continue reading

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Is this the world we live in or am I the mad one?

So  I take the bus most days. Public transport is better for the environment, my wallet, and parking in town is hard to find where I live. The suburb I live in is city-fringe and not poor (although my abode … Continue reading

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Customised children

I’m struck by two recent information pieces I’ve consumed in the past week. The first was a TED talk (love them!) about the possibility that the next generation might be a different species. The other information piece was a little less … Continue reading

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Now, for some politics

Am I missing something or is the US really that far behind and isolated from the rest of the world? Two cases for the somewhat provocative question come to mind: healthcare and education. Some might regard these two services as … Continue reading

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Sharing a wall with the crazy techno-queen – all advice appreciated

I live in an apartment. Well, it’s more of a unit but let’s not split hairs. Apartments are a great invention:   People can live close to work, cutting down carbon footprints Centres seem to be more ‘alive’ for those who … Continue reading

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Productinate

We humans are interesting creatures. Such a flippant remark, I realise, is all-encompassing when really I am only thinking of myself. However, experience of others plays a role in such a comment. As does the need to believe that I … Continue reading

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