How to change the world.

When I was at school, I really, really wanted to be a prefect.  For me, it felt like a badge of honour, a way to be just a bit more special than everyone else, with the added perk of being able to stay indoors during break times, on cold and wintery days. When selection time […]

Giving honour…even if it’s not deserved. 

I was on a plane yesterday when I overheard a conversation between two passengers sitting next to me.  Woman: What do you do back home? Man: I serve in the military. Woman:  Wow, that’s great, thank you for your service. Man:  Well, you all are worth it. In the US (where I am, at the […]

How to vote…

I’m not an American (thought I’d best mention that upfront), but because I’ve lived in the US and have American friends, I am really interested in the US election. It’s an undeniably unique event in so many different ways. A business man with (reportedly) limited hands-on political experience goes head to head with the wife […]