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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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A week off

So four months is a while to wait for a honeymoon, traditionally speaking (although current trends suggest this might be really old fashioned). Either way, I took a week away on an island with my new wife, without a computer, … 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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Progressing paper – perhaps parsimoniously present

I love technology. I also like books. I would consider myself “old-fashioned”. You see, I marvell at coloured ink, iPads, Kindles, and the like. I also like the feel of a book. I like the possible readership of the internet … Continue reading

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The perils of polylinguists

I am unilingual. Despite being exposed to many languages over the years (even at a young age), I can only utter a few words in a handful of tongues outside of English. My hat tips to those with bilingual abilities … Continue reading

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Peaks and troughs or calmer waters

“Life’s a bitch and then you die” was, according to the wonderful world wide web of writers, first made public by Nas in an album (ref). Sometimes it does seem like everything is against you and life really isn’t that … Continue reading

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