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Recruitment Again

In the past, I likened the run-of-the-mill recruitment agent to a well-meaning amateur. I don’t wish to lump the few who have been proactive and responsive with these electron thieves, but I’ve been at this application thang again for a … Continue reading

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Brexit–The Final Frontier

My small contribution to the millions of trees and electrons that will be sacrificed on the altar of Brexit. English Independence and EU membership.  Scotland voted overwhelmingly to remain. As did Northern Ireland. England voted to leave. Wales were a … Continue reading

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MTN and Vodacom–Value Added Service Providers.

As some of you may know, MTN are proposing to ask the Government to regulate the ability of service providers, particularly WhatsApp, to provide services over their network without a payment to the network service provider  for the use of … Continue reading

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The Other Side of Holidays

We have a saying in Scotland: “You can’t eat scenery”.  Simply put, if you rely on tourism as the cornerstone of your local economy, you are doomed to failure. Even the Swiss have a backup with chocolate and cuckoo-clocks.  A … Continue reading

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Are We Losing Our Humanity?

There are graphic pictures in the papers and social media today showing children lying dead on European beaches.  There are times when words fail me, unlike our  political masters who continue to whitter on about how they are to solve … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Greek Debacle

In the country of its birth, true democracy is dead.  The voice of the people, heard as comprehensive support for the OXI (no) vote was completely ignored one week later and a new austerity package was imposed on Greece as … Continue reading

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The Bankers Again

I am basing this on something I wrote in August 2012.  As you see, things haven’t really changed all that much.  With the noble exception of Iceland, the bankers still have national governments by the short and curlies.  This vice-like … Continue reading

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