Monthly Archives: September 2016

DONALD TRUMP, SAVIOUR?

THE CONTRARIAN   As you might know from previous scribblings, I am fascinated by the notion of ‘Megatrends’, from a book of that name by John Naisbitt. He describes changes as ‘trends’, things going in a particular direction, and he describes … Continue reading

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ROAD RAGE

THE CONTRARIAN   WILLY BRANTS DIARY — There I was, waiting for a break in traffic so I could pull out of Husky and turn left on the highway.  Coffee group that morning, and the subject had been too many … Continue reading

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Colourful Characters — E G ‘Duke’ McDonald

  THE CONTRARIAN Before world war two, university-educated people were generally from well-off families, often with university-educated parents. A degree generally meant a more classical education than now, even scientists and engineers could not graduate without some training in Latin, … Continue reading

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HOMELY/BEAUTIFUL

THE CONTRARIAN HOMELY Have you ever been stuck in a hospital waiting room, where the reading material is very restricted? Say a 1972 issue of National Geographic, with pictures of naked jungle dwellers whose privates must be jiggling really fast … Continue reading

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