Australia is a fascinating place not least for some of its quaint (read staggeringly unrealistic) attitudes to things. I live in an area where English cottage gardens are often the preferred mode of vegetative display. And each year these gardens that are wonderfully manicured during spring are burnt to a crisp during our ferocious summers.…Details
Clearly the author has not spent much time outside lately…..
If you thought traditional finance had very little credibility try astrology…… It’s 11 a.m. at the Princeton Club in Midtown Manhattan. A number of financial professionals have gathered here for the “AFund June 2018 Natural Resources Investment Symposium.” Our first speaker is HSBC’s chief precious metals analyst, the aptly named James Steel, who promotes gold…Details
Scientifically speaking, “detoxing” isn’t a thing. Your body doesn’t retain so-called toxins ingested via food or drugs or plastic dishes, or breathed in through air. You don’t sweat them out at yoga, get rid of them via special massage, or purge them through colonics. As writer Dara Mohammadi put it in a scorching takedown of the dominant wellness watchword…Details
My supermarket has a small community bulletin board that you see as you exit with your shopping. On it is the usual collection of flyers advertising various forms of music lessons, social and sporting clubs. These are all fairly generic but one particular flyer did catch my eye. It was from Monash University and it…Details
With the news that CBA has just copped a $700 million fine for its role in a pervasive money laundering scheme I am curious as to why there is no custodial sentence for anyone involved. since the majority of other money laundering cases have involved someone going to prison. Whilst I am not one for…Details