As hard a currency as you can get

While not exactly current I would like to share a story that I am sure many people will still find very relevant.This may sound purely like a story about me at first, but stay with me and you will see where I’m going with this. I am currently in the process of putting together an application to be sent as a participant to the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, which is a lead up event to the G20, and I have to provide a research topic on “Enhancing economic, social and environmental pillars through sustainable development”. Now having done ancient Greek and Roman history in Primary school there is a proverb that has stayed with me this whole time which… Read More →

Summer Solar BBQ

After a welcome sleep-in, there is barely any morning left on this last Sunday of an iconic Aussie Summer. As I drink my coffee on the back deck, the heavy grey clouds over my part of Brisbane are a worrying sight, because I imagine like many people, I’ve got a barbie to get to. By the time I get to South Brisbane, the clouds have let some sun through and my mate Mark Thompson who is hosting the barbecue with his flatmates does the rounds with a bowl of chips and some sunscreen for the few of us who have turned up on time. Now I think a large part of what makes Barbecues so popular here in Australia is… Read More →