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2 weeks ago

Some Tips to help plan for retirement

Royce Shook · My daughter became an Australian citizen a few years ago so I tend to be interested in events down under and how they might affect my daughter's situation. She works and will retire in Australia, so when I came across this article in the Women’s Agenda I thought I would share. · ...

1 month ago

The Umbrella--a touching story

Royce Shook · I do not know if the following is true, but it was passed on to me by a friend. · On a rainy afternoon in Edmonton recently a group of protesters were gathered outside a hospital handing out pamphlets on the · "evils" · of vaccines and vaccine passports. They said it violated the ...

2 months ago

Post from Jim Murray

Jim Murray · See this guy.? He’s the French President, and he’s really pissed right about now, because the US, England and Australia have made some kind of deal that gets Australia a couple of nuclear subs so that they can better defend their waters. The French guy is pissed because he had a ...

11 months ago

Crazy Facts About Pandemics.

Robert Cormack · Starting with giant gerbils. · “Drag queens are extremely innovative and, I mean, we will persist through plague, famine, war or pandemic. We will prevail.” Alaska · Historically, we’ve done some pretty crazy stuff during pandemics, especially plagues. Back in the Middle Ages, ju ...

1 year ago

The Brotherhood Moment

CityVP Manjit · For once it was the right result for the right reasons but no matter pulling of a win today, the news that Serge Aurier lost his brother just 48 hours before the match in a most horrific manner - and that he chose to play today, speaks more than words at the character of the man. ...

1 year ago

What I learned about racism as a child...

Philippe Collard · Our most formative and profound experiences come from what we live as children. Once the imprint of life has been left on our childhood, it cannot be erased, is seldom forgotten and will drive our behavior and our perception of the world for as long as we live. · I was raised th ...

1 year ago

The future of women at work: Part 1

Royce Shook · The future of women at work: Transitions in the age of automation written by a team of authors from the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) in 2019 · Covid-19 is changing the way we work, and those changes will have a profound effect on those already hit hard by forces such as autom ...

3 years ago

Last Man Standing

CityVP Manjit · All the Belgian and English based Tottenham players still in Russia will be now rooting for Hugo Llloris, because Lloris is not just the captain of France but he is also the captain of Tottenham.  Ironically the captain of England is Harry Kane but there is only one Tottenham pla ...

4 years ago

Johnny Hallyday: Rock icon known as French Elvis dies at 74 Updated 6 Dec 2017, 8:07am

Nick Mlatchkov · Johnny Hallyday, France's biggest rock star for more than half a century and an icon who packed sports stadiums and all but lit up the Eiffel Tower with his pumping pelvis and high-voltage tunes, has died. He was 74. · Key points: · Johnny Hallyday was France's biggest rock st ...

4 years ago

Does the 4% rule still apply?

Royce Shook · Life expectancy is important for the millions of people facing the tough decision about how to string out their limited savings for a retirement. Depending on where you live, you should, on average, live between 17.1 years and 23 years for a male taking a pension at 65, and betwe ...

5 years ago

In case of emergency, break glass and read...

Graham🐝 Edwards · When you find yourself standing alone... fighting the good fight on three fronts, doing what you believe to be right, seeing what no-one else does, and exhausted to the point of redefining sleep deprivation; this is for you... · "It is not the critic who counts; not the man who p ...

5 years ago

Facing challenges, problems or "everything" for that matter...

Graham🐝 Edwards · I was saying to myself some time back that as much as I know the name Napoleon Bonaparte, that he lost at Waterloo and was somewhat vertically challenged, I really didn't know anything about him. ·  Lo and behold, that Christmas, under the tree was a gift from Santa - The book NA ...

5 years ago

The “new” age of fear and why I am not afraid!

Philippe Collard · These days, if you watch TV, listen to the radio, get your news from the Web or listen to the current crop of “law and order” politicians, you would think that western "civilization" (whatever that means) is coming to an end very soon. Heck, terrorists are everywhere (don’t I see ...

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