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Practical philosophy, economics with justice

April 9th, 2014, No Comments

I first took an active interest in practical philosophy in the early 1970s, when I enrolled for the introductory course at the School of Economic Science. In those days the School met at 11 Suffolk Street, just off the Haymarket. Today we can read about philosophy, mindfulness, meditation, yoga and all kinds of approaches to […]

Don’t panic!

October 2nd, 2013, No Comments

I occasionally post copies of presentations I’ve made at Sutton BNI (a business networking group, where I’m a member), on the chapter’s blog. Frequently I get emails advising me someone has posted a comment, and asking me to “moderate” posts before either allowing them to appear, deleting them or marking them as spam. This morning […]

Message to a visitor

March 20th, 2013, No Comments

Thanks for your visit. I’m sorry you didn’t ring the doorbell and pause for a chat. I appreciate you were busy and pressed for time. And thanks for not waking me up. What was it, 2.30am? I would have been happy to brew a pot of tea for tea two of us, but, as I […]

Seventh wonder

August 11th, 2012, 2 Comments

Grand Canyon, 9 August 2012 The sun is already rising as I find my way from my lodge at Yavapai Canyon Inn to Mather Point, on the south rim, which the Grand Canyon National Park guide describes as “the classic first view of Grand Canyon”. As I reach the edge, even with the security of […]

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