Monthly Archives: August 2011

National Service? ….Get some in!

Tweet Why prevaricate over National Service? Isn’t it about time we re-introduced National Service? At the moment it seems to be the panacea for the city riots and looting. But surely there are strong enough arguments for it anyway? Of … Continue reading

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Nolan’s Cheese wheeze.

Tweet Rocky, cheese and a cute mouse. What’s not to like?   Though I would like to see him up against my cat……

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Eurozone needs a Solon, not a Soros.

Tweet The Eurozone needs a Solon, not a Soros In times of crisis, who ya gonna call? This isn’t the first economic crisis the Greeks have suffered.  In 7th century BC, Athens was on the verge of bloody revolution. Like … Continue reading

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Newcastle Brown Ale and art?

Tweet Who thought that we would ever see the words ‘Newcastle Brown Ale’ and ‘art’ in the same sentence? Yet this is a really cool selection of what the thinkers at Newcky Broon have come up with. Especially clever, is … Continue reading

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slime mold and the markets

Tweet Why the financial markets are like slime mold…. and what we can do about it. In his book Emergence, Steven Johnson describes how scientists wrestled with the actions of slime mold. Usually it exists as tiny single entities, feeding … Continue reading

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