philosophy

simone and malcolm collins pragmatist's guide to life

Minter Dialogue with Simone and Malcolm Collins Simone and Malcolm Collins are wedded entrepreneurs, authors and travellers. Working with Malcolm, Simone is the CEO of Travelmax, selling wholesale travel tickets to boutique agencies and providing white-glove travel management services to celebs. Malcolm is a neuroscientist by training and co-founded with Simone, the art commission marketplace […]

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In a world of quotations and sayings, it occured to me recently that many of these old dictums have taken on new meaning in this fast-changing world.  Whether because a noun has been co-opted or distorted, or the content of the saying now has a new reference, there are many old sayings that, at the […]

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For all of you living outside of the US who write the date ‘normally’ (i.e. DD/MM/YY), tomorrow morning the time and date will read: 04:05:06 07/08/09 five minutes and six seconds after 4 AM in the morning of the 7th of August 2009 If nothing else, pause and smell the roses.  Give some extra love.  […]

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2,009 versus 2009 When you need to write two thousand and nine, as in “five thousand years ago, two thousand and nine people participated in the world’s first game of Twister” (they didn’t), you might also write it as “5,000 years ago, 2,009 people participated in the world’s largest game of Twitter…” (no points, just […]

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Sometimes there are wonderful messages that pop up in your life.  I am not thinking of the messages on email or Facebook, etc.  I am thinking of the random ones that you have to look out for.   There I was, taking a chairlift at the Combloux ski resort and thinking peaceful thoughts, including my upcoming […]

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