This morning at Lewis’s school sports day they had a Dad’s race. I didn’t want to take it too seriously, in case I lost. But I certainly wanted to be calmly competitive and give a good show for Lewis. As the 10 or so of us took off I tried to stay close with a […]
I was astounded to hear the recent news of Donald Sterling – the owner of the LA Clippers NBA team – making racist remarks against black people. I listened to the recorded phone conversation, hoping it was just a confusion. It was not. It’s astounding that it comes from someone with such a long history […]
I found the following article from The Economist interesting. The End of Mass Media: Coming Full Circle, http://www.economist.com/node/18904158 It describes the current emphasis on social media as not being new. We tend to think the connected have evolved for the better on account of the advances and innovative paradigms of web 2.0 technologies. If we […]
Horse riding is clearly in the blood. Sheikh Mohammed won gold medal in September’s Endurance World Championship, and now his niece has received a silver at the Asian Games. the Sheikha Latifa Al Maktoum-led team finished second in the showjumping competition yesterday via The National – Sheikha Latifa leads UAE to second silver.
I was forwarded this story via email. It follows a bit of a pattern, where someone does something you would not ordinarily worry too much about elsewhere, but here they have paid a terrible price. I’m not sure all of the others I’ve received are totally true, this one on the other hand looks authentic. […]