Entries by chriscurnow

Globalisation

I’ve just put a new entry in my amazon wish list – In Defense of Globalisation by Jagdish Bhagwati. As a leftist liberal, I used to be very much against globalisation. And I still believe that it has an ugly face. But I am starting to see a distinction between ‘globalisation’ the phenomenom and ‘globalisation’ […]

Alexandra Kerry

Honestly how can Alexandra Kerry’s decision to, or not to wear a bra be newsworthy? What is with this obsession with voyeurism where we have to catch every glimpse of a nipple and publish it all around the world? She was wearing a black dress without a bra. Well maybe that’s something 15 and 16 […]

Kindergarten – the purest form of Education

I like to think back to the times when my children were happiest at school. As I remember all the experiences of my four girls, I invariably think of their time at Kindergarten. This is where they learnt to explore the world outside home in any sort of formal environment. They learnt about getting up […]

Boys, oh Boys

Let’s kill this romantic fantasy that schools in the 60s were a nice place to be. Bully’s ruled and bastardisation was rife.