Robbie “AFTV” Lyle. One man’s fan-led football revolution is disrupting the status quo. Robbie Lyle started AFTV almost seven years ago. It was a simple idea, he approached ordinary fans as they emptied out of the stadium to get their … Continue reading Football’s Fan Revolutionary.
If I’m going to gain weight why can’t I choose where? I can see the headlines, “Man gains 6kg on his penis”. If this continues nothing will take me out – not even the tide. Photo by Fabian Blank on Unsplash Continue reading Please sir, can I have some more?
How do we survive our own instincts to be “helicopter parented” by our governments? By realising we are much more resilient than we believe. Continue reading Grit in the Time of Corona.
It always amazes me how people who come into power suddenly know what is better for me than I do. My quote for the day “A censor is someone who gets to watch pornography all day but does not get … Continue reading Oh the humanity of it all!
I have just read an article on a woman who reported to the police that she had been been ‘burnt’ in a drug deal when she was sold baking powder and not the crack cocaine she ordered. Police arrived, and … Continue reading Yay for stupid!
Peering back into the archive from dating over the decades, it’s amazing how much I have changed. When I was young (and I will use the Star Wars metaphor here) I wanted Princess Leia, would have settled for Han Solo, … Continue reading #StarWars – a true story
Fantastic new research from University of Rochester shows that extrinsic rewards (money, cars, stuff) basically makes us more depressed – it’s called “hedonic adaption”. The research quotes that those focused on the “American dream” are basically the most miserable of … Continue reading Think on the happiness of this….
The lesson I have learnt from young children is: why be difficult when, with a little effort, you can be impossible. Continue reading Kids!
#Day3 of Khalid Shawwa and my self-imposed isolation. I have decided to return to Facebook while the Corona curve ramps up and post (probably more inane, useless musings to join the turd maelstrom that is social media today) as I feel we … Continue reading Pandemic Diaries #3
Nothing has prepared us for the onslaught of intimacy and rage that social media fires into our ape brains. Continue reading The Social Scream
We have painted our enemies with such wickedness and hatred that only their complete destruction is a valid outcome. This is why rioters burn their own schools, why Brexiters tear apart their own economy, why Bernie or Bust is even considered an option. Continue reading The Media Wars.
Rather than seeing us losing our reality to virtual worlds, we are given the mindfulness of a guru or yogi to see clearly that all forms of reality are just a form of story. Continue reading Being mindful of an Immersive Life.