Excuse me but I wrote this a few weeks back. I can’t begin to imagine how busy the Prime Minister is. It must be a full on twenty four hour a day job and of late you can see the strain on his face as he tries to grapple with global events. it would seem … Continue reading Vanishing briefs
Why do I need a passport?
In all the furore over the colour of the United Kingdom passport, one question has kept coming into my mind. Why do I need a passport? For as long as I can remember, I have always had one. Every ten years or so I had to apply for a new one, a rigmarole that involved … Continue reading Why do I need a passport?
Trimming the garden
It’s that time of year. The garden has had its well needed haircut. Actually it was overdue as we missed last year because the person we use had injured his hand and couldn’t wield the implements. Not that it’s a big garden. By the time we got around to finding someone else to the job … Continue reading Trimming the garden
The thrill of your own book
It is a strange feeling, unwrapping the package that has come through the door to find a copy of your own book in your hands. All those months of effort are starting to finally come to fruition. I say finally as, even though this is my second book, it was only a proof version. It … Continue reading The thrill of your own book
Don’t bury people under pyramids
Five thousand years ago the Egyptians buried people under pyramids. Businesses have been doing the same ever since. It is an old joke. The first time I ever heard it though was from Stephen Kelly, CEO of Sage and he was giving the keynote presentation at that year’s Dynamo conference. Everyone laughed yet it is … Continue reading Don’t bury people under pyramids