Richer by £500k

Would you like to earn £20,000 more than the average? If so you need to become a triathlete apparently. A report out recently found that playing organised sport on a regular (twice a month) basis equated with earning more money, the biggest gap coming from those who...

Balancing on the roof

Just to prove that I too am capable of balance in my life occasionally, and to disarm the critics that claim I work too much, I provide evidence in video...

Social Network

I watched The Social Network this weekend and it’s definitely a good film worth seeing. If you aren’t up to speed on it, it basically charts the creation of facebook and tells something of the story of Mark Zuckerberg its creator. Check out a plot summary...

No Fear!

It seems these days that parents have all the fear and children have none. Reading “No Fear; Growing Up in a Risk-Averse Society” by Tim Gill (Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, 2007, London) has been quite enlightening. It talks of how all our adult fears...

Piano Bar

As some of you may have noticed from my Tweet on Friday, I spent some time in a piano bar that evening. It was in Cologne airport on my way home from a seminar in Germany – very relaxing with good tunes like ‘Fly me to Dunoon’ that seemed...