Category Archives: Business

Freezers and royal escapism

A 19-year-old woman was found dead in a walk-in hotel freezer in Chicago some time ago. The incident caught fire on social media, and was widely covered by the more traditional media too.

I mention this only to illustrate what catches our attention these days. Continue reading

Falling apart; Jared and I

To be honest, the only thing Jared – yes, I mean Ivanka’s Jared – and I have in common is real estate. Deals and buildings are falling apart around us.

Jared has had his well-publicised problems with 666 Fifth Avenue, or Continue reading

Disney, Universal or a ?

Instead of covering minor matters such as politics, education, or living right, I am going to weigh in on a matter of great importance to families all around the world.

The crucial question of whether to choose Disney or Universal as your amusement park experience today. Tomorrow is another story. Continue reading

Flying, torture on wings

There was a time when flying was rare. When flying customers were treated as valued guests. When getting through the airport was a breeze.

Today it is all about going after our last dollar, euro, or whatever currency prevails. Making us so uncomfortable that we will pay anything to have some peace and quiet. Continue reading