WHY WE PREFER NEGATIVE HEADLINES

WHY WE PREFER NEGATIVE HEADLINES

Do you think news bulletins should contain more positive, uplifting stories instead of negative, depressing ones? Or, are they just another form of entertainment? A colleague once told me the story of his encounter with an intimidating customer. He said that the diminutive senior executive had such a bad reputation with his subordinates that he earned himself the nickname of Napoleon

CAN’T WORK, WON’T WORK

CAN’T WORK, WON’T WORK

“There are some out there, the few (million that is) who think work is for fools. These individuals wouldn’t dream of getting out of bed to deliver an honest days’s work” So, how is your weekend going so far? Are you, like many across the globe, not looking forward to Monday morning back at work […]

RACISM’S DOUBLE STANDARD – REVIEWED

RACISM’S DOUBLE STANDARD – REVIEWED

“We’re all too terrified to do or even say the wrong thing; TV shows are banned, products are removed or renamed for fear of causing offence.” The bulk of this post was written a while ago when a Different Angle was still a magazine. However, now with the extradition of  hate preacher ‘Dr Hook’  otherwise […]

BEING BRITISH; inspiring or are we all just a bunch of ‘whinging poms’?

BEING BRITISH; inspiring or are we all just a bunch of ‘whinging poms’?

Apparently, we’re a nation of moaners, curtain twitchers and amateur meteorologists. Which one are you?  Do you recognise any of these traits in you?  No? Sure you do.   How about ‘great at queuing’, ‘loves getting drunk’ and ‘DIY on a Bank holiday’? The Australians have dubbed us “whinging poms”; I’m assuming there was motive behind […]