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Cafe Use

The number of people I see conducting job interviews and job assessments in cafes. I feel embarrassed on behalf of people interviewed or assessed in a public setting. Why do they put up with it (scared of not getting or of losing their jobs)? Do they feel embarrassed at all? Perhaps they don’t. Do the…

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Pangolins in the News

I started a Substack to publicise the threat to pangolins. And now the news has overtaken my intentions. So here is the current story:  Why are pangolins poached? They are poached for their scales and other body parts that are used in traditional medicine in China and Vietnam and China. And as luxury dishes on the…

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Which To Resolve

Some things, you don’t resolve them. You don’t get an answer and you accept that and you move on and you leave the thing unresolved because it’s okay to do that in this imperfect world. And other times it’s not okay and you have to resolve it and if you don’t resolve it then you…

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Laugh

One has to laugh before being happy, because otherwise one risks to die before having laughed. This is from:  “Je crains […] que l’âme ne se vide à ces passe-temps vains, et que le fin du fin ne soit la fin des fins.” (Edmond Rostand, Cyrano de Bergerac, Acte III, Scène VII)