Savvy Article – Boris & Donald

Dear Boris and Donald, Overlords. Overlords and outsiders. Oppressive order. Savvy! The stuff, Boris and Donald, of dystopian novels. Or is it? Is the word dystopia really a synonym for the here and now, for your here and now? For a world in which your narcissistic selves climbed over piles of others, in your desperateContinue reading “Savvy Article – Boris & Donald”

Silly Article – Savvy Clown

A response to an article written by Bradley Jolly in ‘The Mirror’. What a fantastic idea to hire a clown as company for a redundancy meeting! Why give employers the satisfaction of believing themselves to be passing on bad news? A redundancy is, after all, an occasion to be celebrated. An opportunity. The chance forContinue reading “Silly Article – Savvy Clown”

Savvy Book – Giving a F**k

    Just tackled Mark Manson’s book: ‘The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck’. The key to happiness is, it seems, to be savvy enough to accept one’s own mortality! Personally, being silly as well as savvy, I’m having none of Mark’s other side. If he wants to step on over there, and plungeContinue reading “Savvy Book – Giving a F**k”

Savvy Book – The Hidden Life of Trees

Just finished worming my way through the maze of hidden wonders that constitutes Peter Wohlleben’s savvy bestseller: The Hidden Life of Trees. It’s taken me some weeks to get to the middle of it and back out again to where I started, by which, I’m not implying that it was a dull ride – farContinue reading “Savvy Book – The Hidden Life of Trees”

Serious Book -The Trader, The Owner, The Slave

Alarmed to discover, via my extensive family tree research, that some of my ancestors considered themselves to be the owners of slaves, I felt it my moral duty to investigate further. What is the nature of the universal driving force, responsible for motivating ordinary people to raise themselves up by the mass destruction of others?Continue reading “Serious Book -The Trader, The Owner, The Slave”

The Inflamed Mind: Book Review

*Disclosure:  I only review books that I have selected for my own enjoyment, and the views expressed are, therefore, even if a little batty, completely genuine. You need to be aware, though, that this review has an affiliate link, meaning that if you click through to Amazon and choose to make a purchase, I willContinue reading “The Inflamed Mind: Book Review”