Why you should stop leaving comments on the internet.

Why you should stop leaving comments on the internet.

Leaving comments on the internet is failing as a form of communication. Our forefathers communicated by letter, often waiting days, weeks, or even months for a reply from Aunty Mabel in New Zealand. They spent a fortune on sets of encyclopaedias containing everything...
Why mindfulness will help you avoid disappointment.

Why mindfulness will help you avoid disappointment.

Mindfulness. Learn from the past but don’t take it with you. They say you can never go back. You might not want to go back and live with your parents again, but is it really that bad to hold onto the past? I learned the hard way. Ghosts of the passed. A while...
Why you will never know how to understand women

Why you will never know how to understand women

The secret of how to understand women. Much has been made about the inability to understand women. There are many different theories about this, and suggestions range from them being of a different species, to coming from a different planet, to having smaller brains....
How your attention span can influence the world

How your attention span can influence the world

How to write content for the modern attention span. We’ve all done it. We turn on the tv and start to watch a potentially interesting consumer affairs program only to discover that it is disjointed, repetitive and repetitive. In this episode, we will be taking an...
$100m to make you the perfect burger.

$100m to make you the perfect burger.

Why spending $100m to find aliens will make you the perfect burger. Perfect Burgers. There haven’t been too many hot sunny days this summer, but on one of them I decided to eat lunch outside. Beside me was a blueberry bush, and it was buzzing with activity both...
What Google Doesn’t Tell You About Your Job Application

What Google Doesn’t Tell You About Your Job Application

Avoiding the pitfalls of a job application. While sorting through the attic recently, I came across a treasure trove of my childhood memorabilia (or a load of old crap if you listen to Rachel’s account of the task). One box contained my extensive collection of Top...
With Top Gear on hold, here is some motoring news.

With Top Gear on hold, here is some motoring news.

Top gear. We have just changed our car, and all the research involved in making the final decision has brought to my attention some very important issues. Don’t worry, I won’t be launching an online petition, we see more than enough of those already. I would hate to...
Every breath you take, they’ll be watching you.

Every breath you take, they’ll be watching you.

They’ll be watching you. How sensitive are your bits (and bytes) and why have you told the world? Every breath you take. In 1983, Sting claimed he was watching you, and it was a sobering reminder of the Orwellian idea of being under constant surveillance in the...
Polite notice

Polite notice

Polite notice. One of these days isle punch you. I nearly got into a fight the other day. And no, alcohol wasn’t involved. It was soup. While trying to decide between the parsnip and spicy bean, I noticed someone wheeling a trolley towards me. Being the courteous chap...