Given that they are run by people it shouldn’t be any surprise….. J F C Fuller did not invent the tank. That distinction should probably fall to E L de Mole, an Australian who approached the British war office in 1912 with a design that was — in the words of historians Kenneth Macksey and…Details
I saw this piece over someones shoulder whilst having lunch yesterday and I thought I must have misread it. You know those times when something flashes into your view and you make a snap judgement about what it was and your initial guess seems stupid and is proved to be so upon revision, It does…Details
You would have thought that someone like me would have already explored all the ways in which you can upset people but over the past few days I have managed to discover two more. Tell people they are living the life they have created. This is simply a variation on the old theme of you…Details
An updated chart from @JBoorman
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