Category Archives: Society

Prof Brian Cox, the human pyramid and a very brave 6 year old young lady.

I am currently watching the new Brian Cox series on TV”Forces of Nature” which I am finding addictive. The visuals at times are quite stunning, although I have to confess that I sometimes get lost with the scientific explanation of … Continue reading

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Glasgow taxi drivers and a caring society…………………

  For the best part of last week I was in Glasgow staying with friends and making the most of my time in the city. I had stopped off at Lake Ulleswater in Cumbria on my way up to Scotland … Continue reading

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Lateness is a form of insanity……no it isn’t, it is a sign of lack of respect!

People who are constantly late may be suffering from a form of insanity, a science writer has claimed. Those who are chronically tardy to engagements struggle with how they view time and may have a ‘bizarre compulsion to defeat themselves’ … Continue reading

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Kindadukish……….the Ellington “sound”

Andrea Motis was about 13 or at most 14 years of age when this recording was made and it is staggering how such a young woman could could be imbued with the spirit of the Ellington sound. Stood alongside Jesse … Continue reading

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World Economic Forum, Laura Vanderkam…………..and these people want us to take them seriously?

Business brains at the World Economic Forum were perhaps hoping to inspire executives around the world with their list of ’14 things successful people do before breakfast’. But the organisation was instead met with mockery online, with Twitter users rushing … Continue reading

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It’s a woman, no it’s a man……….no, its an Iranian footballer so it could be either!

Tests are to be carried out on football players in Iran’s women league to make sure they are not men in disguise. Officials from the governing body of the sport in the Islamic state are to swoop unannounced on training … Continue reading

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Oxfam chuggers in Glossop……………menace to society

Yesterday I was in the small town of Glossop in Derbyshire and had just walked out of Costa Coffee with my large cup of cappuccino in my hand. As I walked down the main street heading back to my car … Continue reading

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