Andrew Hoy has a lesson for us all

Andrew Hoy is who? Andrew Hoy is a member of the Australian silver medal winning team at the Olympic equestrian three-day event, who also  won an individual bronze. At 62 he is one of the oldest competitors in any event at the games and a veteran of eight Olympics....

Reading most urgently recommended for the PM

Reading is good for you Reading is good for your mind and your soul. It can benefit your finances and your body if you apply the lessons correctly, as I should. I hope you didn’t stop learning when you left school or college. There is a wealth of knowledge and...

Statistics don’t mislead, politicians do

Statistics have many uses Statistics can inform or educate us. They can correct misunderstandings. Their greatest value, often, is that they let us see things in proportion, which means we do not have to overreact to a few untypical events whether crimes, accidents,...

Lessons the Prime Minister must learn

Lessons come from many sources. Lessons come from many sources: school, training, personal advice, observation, experience. Most people learn from their mistakes and some say they are the most valuable lessons of all. They say ‘the man (or woman) who never made...

This government needs some risk management

This government has declared Freedom Day! This government has lifted almost all covid restrictions, but they have advised people to act sensibly regarding masks and social distancing. Meanwhile, they are keeping rules about self isolation and restrictions on foreign...