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There Can Be Only One – Soulmates, Dragons And Unicorn Sandwiches


The Internet. It’s not all amusing cats, sex and Facebook. Well, okay, it’s about 96 percent those things but there’s other stuff on there too. Motivational memes are pretty popular. Happiness is a subject that crops up a great deal. Lots of unhappy people on the internet, apparently. As anyone who has spent more than five minutes interacting on Twitter can tell you. Read More…


Information Superhighway Robbery – Why Twitter Isn’t The Safest Place To Keep Your Valuables



“If you sit on your parents until they go numb, it feels like somebody else is bitterly disappointed in you”. Read More…

The Paisley Pattern – Why Mhairi Black May Need To Consider Buying Some Asbestos Underwear


If you’re going to fight someone, always make them underestimate you. Give them the impression that you are not a threat and then blindside them when they least expect it.

That advice – paraphrased of course – is straight out of Sun Tsu’s “The Art Of War”. Or possibly from Eric Van Lustbader’s “The Ninja”.  I haven’t read either book for quite some time so I can’t quite remember. It’s sound advice though, whatever its literary provenance. Read More…