Life is full of problems. Fortunately, some have taken it upon themselves to create solutions to issues that no one knew needed solving. But where’s the fun in that? Continue reading “Ideas that make the world a better place – but not really”
It is the unspoken duty of all lawyers to raise awareness on often sensitive and contentious issues, such as environmental awareness and corporate social responsibility. As the very sensible and serious lawyer that I am, I too must do my part to encourage the world to be a better place, one squash game at a time. Continue reading “It’s All Fun And Games Until Someone Throws A Racquet”
I am sure airport pat downs are getting more invasive each time I fly. That said, there is nothing quite like being manhandled by a complete stranger in a wholly legal manner. Hell, everyone enjoys it in very select circumstances. Continue reading “Airport Pat downs: a cry for long lost human affection?”
For the first few days, I was officially off meat after commuting to London for the weekday grind in similar conditions to that of a cattle truck. But unlike most cows in a confined space, there are no moo’s or groans. Everyone remains quiet and pretends their nose is not resting on the top of someone’s head or that they can’t smell pungent armpit. It is the most “outside of comfort zone” any remotely claustrophobic or stanch nay-sayer of cheap flights on budget airlines could ever dare to be. It left me half hoping an oxygen mask would drop down from the ceiling and I wasn’t even on the tube yet.
You’d be forgiven for thinking that Competitive Scrabble players wearing Hawaiian print dresses and absent of facial piercings, do not present themselves at the gates of a Berlin squat. Continue reading “How to Survive a Night in a Berlin Squat”
If you’d asked me two weeks ago what I thought about people dressing up in historical costumes and recanting battle scenes for a hobby, I would have said it sounds like a sure way to stay off drugs and alcohol. Continue reading “Release Your Inner History Geek”
Entrepreneurs and 20-something startup millionaires are the new definitions of success. These bright sparks are the 28-year-old (or younger) founders of Spotify, Airbnb, LivingSocial, Dropbox, Facebook and Tumblr, which is a rather hard act to follow. Continue reading “Advice from a Child Entrepreneur”
I have recently ventured into the most expensive, organised, safe and prosperous country in the world (well not the most prosperous but a close 11th). Continue reading “3 Things About Switzerland Guidebooks Left Out”