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“We will open the book. “Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year’s Day.” Edith Lovejoy Pierce, poet (1904-1983). Happy New Year! Here’s to each of us filling our pages with greatness! Tweet Amazon.co.uk Widgets My book, Get […]
There is a man. It is always a man. This man owns lots of workshops and employs lots of workers. The workshops are overseas. Labour is cheaper overseas. The workshops create no waste and no pollution. The workers in the workshops are busy all year round. The workers make toys, games, computers, consoles and everything […]
Article 24 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights: Everyone has the right to rest and leisure, including reasonable limitation of working hours and periodic holidays with pay. Here’s something I’d like to see announced in George Osborne‘s Autumn Statement next week. A tax allowance for the self-employed. Here’s why. Currently, if you are employed […]
While half-watching the press review on the Saturday morning breakfast news, my attention was drawn to a double page spread in the Daily Express about a madman called David Icke with the headline UTTERLY BONKERS. According to the article: “A sell-out Wembley crowd, and thousands globally, will spend a fortune to hear ‘messiah’ David Icke’s […]
Thought it was about time I put up the “Gone Writing” sign at Entrepreneur.co.uk. Since the Summer, I’ve taken a complete break from what I normally do so that I can concentrate full-time on finishing my book, Why Do Only Fools And Horses Work?. And that means no more blog posts, no more tweets and […]
If there is one place I hate to be it’s in a queue. I absolutely detest queues and queueing. Not very British I know, but there you go. If you ever find yourself in a long queue, I know of a fantastic way of getting straight to the front. Use your phone. Phones are as […]