Fear is the only thing in life which truly holds us back. I disagree with FDR, to be honest: the only thing we have to fear is fear itself and spiders. But that is not very motivational and would be… Read moreFear is a state of mind
For those of you who’ve been living in a cave (or, perhaps more appropriately, on a desert island!) since 1942, the premise behind the BBC Radio 4 programme Desert Island Discs is a simple one: Each week a guest – a… Read moreDesert Island Discs – Part 1
In so many ways, we are immune to the (daily) news of fresh atrocities in the civil war in Syria, many of which are claimed to have been perpetrated by the widely-reviled president, Bashar al-Assad. Assad has been in… Read moreSyria, Russia & The West – an unhealthy melting pot
The now infamous Second Amendment of the United States Constitution was enacted in 1791, as part of the first ten amendments which were contained in the Bill of Rights. Its wording has proved to be the source of heated debate… Read moreAmericans Need a Strong Constitution to Change the Second Amendment
In the news this week, it has emerged that the National Health Service spent some £30m (MILLION!) over the past five years in attempting to correct cosmetic surgery procedures that have gone horribly wrong. But these corrective operations are not… Read moreNip & Tuck – What Cost Cosmetic Surgery?