Sometimes I despair for the younger generation. Am I just like generations previous, who lament the ineptitude and inabilities of youth? I guess it is just another sign of getting older and crankier. Whinging about the youth of today? Who can blame the kids? The goal of our evolving human race appears to be to… Continue reading Sometimes I Despair
Disinformation and the Climate Crisis
Anyone reading independent news reports would be well aware of the existential threat posed by the climate crisis. Predictions state the planet has only ten years within which we can enact significant change if we want to avoid devastating environmental consequences. When does climate change become climate crisis? The answer is, "decades ago."The Climate Covenant,… Continue reading Disinformation and the Climate Crisis
Post LockDown Possibilities for Retail Centres
Worst-case Scenario I think we all are aware that brands and stores may not survive the financial hiatus resulting from the pandemic. Together with the shift in the popularity of online shopping, the enforced elimination of in-person appointments and alternative home delivery methods, what if shopping malls could become a relic of the past? Already… Continue reading Post LockDown Possibilities for Retail Centres
For Richer and Poorer – Sunday Sayings
Palace in Warsaw Weekly Proverb When I had money everyone called me brother Polish proverb "The gap between rich and poor is now at a level where Europe, at the time of the French revolution, looks positively socialistic by comparison:- ~The three wealthiest people in the world today now own more than the poorest 48… Continue reading For Richer and Poorer – Sunday Sayings
Is Every Day a New Adventure, or Not?
Today we call ourselves developed, as if we have nothing left to learn. But in a hundred years, when people look back at our generation, will they too ask themselves: how did anyone accept that world? When we look at other life, we say our technology makes us more advanced. Yet all we seem to advance… Continue reading Is Every Day a New Adventure, or Not?
Proverbial Thursday – Global Wisdom
I find there to be profound wisdom in proverbs, sayings and quotes and I marvel at the way they are so succinct in communicating messages to the reader. Mostly anonymous, they come to us from past generations and from across cultures. They speak of the experiences of lives lived and lessons learned. Quotes, like proverbs,… Continue reading Proverbial Thursday – Global Wisdom