Robots and Fuel Strikes – What Are People Supposed to Do?

The Role of Work – What Is It? The role of work is at the heart of many societal norms, take the so-called “protestant work ethic”. The current strikes in France, inspired by the fuel tanker driver strike, will have many of a “work ethic” mindset secretly envious but openly tut-tutting.  https://www.thelocal.fr/20160526/french-fuel-crisis-4600-petrol-stations-run-dry China, despite its… Continue reading Robots and Fuel Strikes – What Are People Supposed to Do?

Strange Sights in Australia

Introduction These are a few of the odd things that set Australia apart from the mother country (i.e. the UK!)  Similar, yet different, eh? Most suburban houses follow the USA mailbox style, with some sort of box on the edge of the property.  But watch out for spiders when fetching the post! Yet funnel web… Continue reading Strange Sights in Australia