January 29, 2018

Just One Change…

In 1963, MIT meteorologist Edward Lorenz presented the hypothesis that became known as the butterfly effect. He theorized that a minor event, like the flapping of […]
January 2, 2018

Drinking From The Saucer ~ John Paul Moore

I’ve never made a fortune, And I’ll never make one now But it really doesn’t matter ‘Cause I’m happy anyhow.   As I go along my […]
December 27, 2017

On Mirza Ghalib’s 220th Birth Anniversary… A Tribute To The Legend

“Na tha kuchh to khudaa tha, kuchh naa hota to khudaa hota, Dubayaa mujhko honay ne, na hota main toh kya hota ?” Mirza Ghalib, a […]
December 25, 2017

The Power of One…

If you think you’ve nothing of real value to offer others, consider the words of an unknown poet: ‘One song can spark a moment; one flower […]
December 15, 2017

The Faithful Fools

Moses looked foolish asking Pharaoh to let his slaves go. The Israelite army looked foolish marching round Jericho blowing trumpets. David looked foolish attacking Goliath with […]
December 13, 2017

Jump like the Impala…

The African impala can jump ten feet high and thirty feet long, yet it can be contained in a small enclosure with four-foot-high walls. Why? Because […]
December 12, 2017

For want of a nail…

Stop putting yourself down and thinking what you do is not important. Remember the old proverb, ‘For want of a nail’? It goes like this: ‘For […]
December 11, 2017


Noah’s ark measured 300 cubits in length, 50 cubits in width, and 30 cubits in height. A cubit is the equivalent of 17.5 inches. That means […]
December 8, 2017


Here is a story as told of a fellow who applied for assistance at the welfare office. The official asked, ‘Why do you need financial aid?’ […]
November 11, 2017


Famous people throughout history have suffered from phobias. Napoleon was crippled by ailurophobia, an irrational fear of cats. Queen Elizabeth I was terrorised by anthophobia, an […]
October 30, 2017


Legendary American football coach Bear Bryant used to say, ‘I’m just a plough-hand from Arkansas, but I’ve learned to hold a team together, how to lift […]
October 28, 2017


One day a man was getting his windscreen washed at a petrol station. When the attendant finished, the man said, ‘That’s a terrible job. Re-do my […]
October 25, 2017

The Importance of Education: Lessons from a Bank Robbery!

During a Robbery, the Bank Robber shouted to everyone in the bank: “Don’t move. The Money belongs to the Government. Your Life belongs to You.” Everyone in […]
October 24, 2017

Appointment in Samarra

Original in Arabic by anon. This version by Maugham There was a merchant in Baghdad who sent his servant to market to buy provisions, and in […]
October 23, 2017

What Is Intelligence, Anyway? By Isaac Asimov

  When I was in the army, I received the kind of aptitude test that all soldiers took and, against a normal of 100, scored 160. […]