Monthly Archive: September 2016


The human hunger for recognition is hard to suppress. From our first breath we scream for nurturing, as children we glory in gold stars, and as teenagers we crave acceptance. Even in our blasé and seen-it-all adult lives, we seek…
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Rotten Apple

News broke earlier in the week that 69 of the Top 100 economic entities in the world are corporations, as opposed to countries. Walmart is the highest-placed business in the list at 10th, ahead of Canada, Spain and (significantly) Papua…
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The Honourable Bookie

Some of you may have noted throughout my book that I developed a growing antipathy towards our bookmaking fraternity. Let me make this clear – a vast majority of on-course bookies are friendly, decent and honest folk with whom I…
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