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Denmark: everything but the cash

May 5, 2016 8:36 pm0 comments
Denmark: everything but the cash

Danish government officials have a goal ‘to completely do away with paper money’ by the year 2030. The country has supported ‘pro-anti-cash’ arguments when many other countries refuse to follow in their footsteps and deny their citizens the right to choose their means of payment. The question remains – is […]

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Why do “tolerant” people tend to delete others off their social media who do not share their views?

January 29, 2016 12:00 pm1 comment

Recently I have noticed a rather disturbing trend on social media platforms which seems to be especially prevalent on Facebook. I pride myself on being able to interact with almost anyone. In a near empty bar in some isolated location I am almost always the person who will approach the […]

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A Cause for Concern: The Surge in Human Trafficking & Slavery

February 24, 2014 3:30 pm0 comments
A Cause for Concern: The Surge in Human Trafficking & Slavery

We have come to the end of January. For most of us, January connotes a month of healthy eating and exercise; of dealing with the dreaded post-turkey coma; and one in which we resolve to make ourselves better. This month, political parties have begun their journey to elections, altering their […]

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Streamline Your Life

February 11, 2014 4:00 pm0 comments
Streamline Your Life

It’s now February, and 2014 has well and truly begun. This time, I have decided to take a more philosophical approach to my resolutions for the year. And by this, I mean being less concrete and short-term, and instead opting for the longer-term, flexible approach. Now this might sound as […]

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Find Your Pulse Again

February 1, 2014 3:00 pm0 comments
Find Your Pulse Again

Minimalism; a style or technique (as in music, literature, or design) that is characterized by extreme spareness and simplicity. With the pages of 2014 still shiny, thin and crisp, minimalism reminds me of how the new year can be good. A new year is not always for setting resolutions that […]

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Why Facebook’s Ban on Boobs but Big Up for Beheading Sucks!

November 23, 2013 12:01 pm0 comments
Why Facebook’s Ban on Boobs but Big Up for Beheading Sucks!

Heads or tails? Either, according to Facebook, just as long as it’s not tits. On Monday 21st October, and so just in time for Halloween, Facebook decided to lift its ban on beheading (well, images and footage of people being beheaded) but not its ban on exposed breasts. Cue: footage […]

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How To Beat Facebook Blues

June 5, 2013 1:17 pm0 comments
How To Beat Facebook Blues

One of my New Year’s Resolutions this year was to spend much less time on Facebook.  For the first few weeks, as is the wont of many a resolution, things went swimmingly and I was barely on it at all.  Then I needed to connect with a couple of people […]

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What is wrong with social networking websites?

June 3, 2013 2:54 pm0 comments
What is wrong with social networking websites?

If you have ever scrolled down your Twitter feed you would have most likely seen something very offensive towards someone or something. So offensive, in fact, that it may have shocked you! But have you ever realised that the person who wrote this hateful comment would never say it to […]

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