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Is Your Noisy Neighborhood Slowly Killing You?

Interesting article on Mother Jones. I'm now a city dweller but I grew up in a country setting so background noise definitely annoys me. It's obviously so much nicer to hear the wind in the trees and the birds singing... Continue Reading →

How to turn $10m into $520m in less than two years

https://foragerfunds.com/bristlemouth/dick-smith-is-the-greatest-private-equity-heist-of-all-time/ This is a little old but a very interesting read about how Anchorage Capital bought Dick Smith from Woolies and sold all their shares within a few years making _massive_ profit. We all know how Dick Smith ended up.

Obsession

With Narcissism - Defined as; An excessive self love. On the rise and people talk about their fear of being seen on Instagram, gasp – twice, in the same outfit. Can we really continue to pretend in the year 2016... Continue Reading →

Mothers Day - An Ironic poem

Consumption. Consumption. It's all that you read. So go on buy up. Buy more then she needs. A new robe. Some socks, or just another cup. Mum needs it all, so go on - buy up. It's all on sale... Continue Reading →

Positivity and Writing.

When I read over my recent postings, submitted in line with my writing course I can't help but think parts of it sound a little too self help, reading as if it were a dear diary entry. Is that how... Continue Reading →

Enter the Grief Police

I liked this article from The Atlantic, Enter the Grief Police. Bowie's death is the first recent celebrity death that actually affected me and I saw a few people online saying essentially to get over it, that's something I've definitely... Continue Reading →

2015 in reading

Let's see what we've got here... Jan and Feb: Casino Royale by Ian Fleming, The Passage by Justin Cronin. April: Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt, Emergence by John Birmingham. May and June: Resistance by JB,... Continue Reading →

How not to surf

These past six months I've been learning to surf and I believed myself confident enough to say that I had graduated from beginner to novice. Until the incident occurred where I sent myself to the hospital with gut wrenching abdominal... Continue Reading →

Career of Evil by Robert Galbraith

I'm terrible at book reviews. Ask me to summarise a book and I freeze. I think about all that happened but stutter to explain it all in a few simple sentences and instead tell you in great detail about how... Continue Reading →

Child 44

Recently I was invited to join a book group and as a newly joined member I have not once been to a book club meeting, or even managed to read the monthly chosen books.  Often I am already halfway through... Continue Reading →

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