Recently I’ve become fascinated with Sir Winston Churchill. The reason? Throughout history there is no leadership figure with so many documented failures, who inevitably kept bouncing back. His political career was littered with examples where Churchill was nearly right or just plain wrong about a situation. Regardless, in the world of politics there is no … Continue reading The Many Failures of Winston Churchill…
Fatima Gets a Job in Cyber Security: The Nation Loses its Mind!
In this week’s episode of things I wouldn’t care about if social media didn’t tell me to be outraged about … is the story of Fatima the Ballerina, who is being targeted by HM Government for a future role providing the last line of defence in the event of a cyber-attack. This has met some … Continue reading Fatima Gets a Job in Cyber Security: The Nation Loses its Mind!
Dear Men: Please Keep Working Out
In the article 'Dear Men: Please Stop Working Out' the author "Journalist" Katie made some weak claims that physical fitness in men is responsible for toxic masculinity. This post explores the benefits of exercise and why YOU need to keep working out.
Dear Men: Stop Working Out – A Response
They say that on the Internet you can find the best of people and the worst of people, well today, unfortunately I’m going to focus on the latter, in this clearly titled article called Dear Men: Stop Working Out. Dear Men: Stop Working Out. From sisthis.com (site now defunct) I’ve copied across the content direct … Continue reading Dear Men: Stop Working Out – A Response
Why Be Negative?
“One day I decided I wanted to be positive, so I chose to be…” Why be negative? As you undertake the No Complaining Challenge, it’s a simple question to ask yourself. An effective tip when attempting not to complain, is to identify the sources that set you off grumbling – whether it’s bad drivers, a … Continue reading Why Be Negative?
Everyone’s catching it, no not coronavirus… first fever
This is just an opinion... Firstly, thank you for making it this far - despite the endless bombardment on television, social media..., your work place - you were brave enough to endure another coronavirus post... sort of. I could have easily ignored the subject and post a standard generic post like there was not a … Continue reading Everyone’s catching it, no not coronavirus… first fever
"Everybody is talking about this issue, why are they not doing anything about it?" Being an environmentalist, this was something I heard all the time at events like this. My main issue with this statement is the assumption from the individual that environmental sustainability is everyone's main priority. The reason they (i.e. the politicians) were … Continue reading Bubbles
The Sacrifice of Alexander Hamilton
Recently I have been reading one of those free kindle books called "The History of the United States" by a gentleman called Cecil Chesterton. It was published near the beginning of the 20th Century, so it is written in an old fashion way and occasionally you pick up on some views that were popular at … Continue reading The Sacrifice of Alexander Hamilton
The Time I Failed As A Karate Instructor
I was reading the book "How to fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big: Kind of Story of my Life" a sort of self-help book by the creator of Dilbert, Scott Adams. One of the chapters that inspired me was where he listed his biggest failures and what he learnt from them. I did … Continue reading The Time I Failed As A Karate Instructor