☆ The Tyranny Of The Urgent

I’m nearing the end of the amazingly busy patch that March has turned out to be for me, and I can tell I must be getting older because I am running out of energy. I was reminded today of an essay that was given me when I was at University and whose lesson has stuck […]

☆ Crossing Over

2010 was a year of change for me, with many things I’m glad are past and with the roots of new things I am looking forward to exploring and growing. For 2011 I am full of hope: that we will see successful new ways of doing business while promoting everybody’s freedoms; that we’ll see the […]

☆ Hope You Weren’t Too Naughty…

A very happy Christmas to you! Oh, and: Here's my rule: if only Christians can say "Christmas" then only Vikings can say "Thursday"… — Mitch Benn (@MitchBenn) December 24, 2010

☆ The case for “rossio”

[Versão em português no final – Portuguese version at the end] “When I use a word,” Humpty Dumpty said, in rather a scornful tone, “it means just what I choose it to mean — neither more nor less.” In translating my article “Community Types” into Portuguese, Bruno, Ana and I ran into an interesting challenge. […]