What’s going on with eyebrows these days?

If, like me, you are little perplexed by people who prod, poke and distort their bodies rather than settle for what the Divine Potter gave them, you will have noticed that eyebrows seem to be a major area of focus these days.  Some people remove them then paint McDonald’s like arches on their foreheads, others Read more about What’s going on with eyebrows these days?[…]

Broken Windows

The broken windows theory originated in criminology.  It was based on the norm-setting and signalling effect of urban disorder and vandalism on additional crime and anti-social behaviour.  So in other words, if minor crimes are seen as being allowable, this sets a new norm.  With this baseline set, the leap to more significant crimes is not Read more about Broken Windows[…]

Nelson was right, he saw no ships.

At the risk of an accusation of pedantry, an accusation regularly thrown my way, I can confidently state that regardless of which eye he used, Nelson definitely saw no ships at the battle of Copenhagen.  What he may have seen is the light reflected from the surface of the ships. Our perception of the world Read more about Nelson was right, he saw no ships.[…]

People do as they are told, right?

The truth is, our behaviour is based more on our learning from experience than following instruction.  However, if a rule is written to keep us safe, or an instruction is given that will make our company more profitable, why wouldn’t we follow it? Until 1983, it was not a legal requirement to wear a seatbelt in your car Read more about People do as they are told, right?[…]

A Friday thought

How many times have you said, “I’m going to kick off in a minute!”? Think about when you might have said or felt this. It is usually when you are dissatisfied with someone’s performance and you would like it to change. Now think back to a situation where someone has shouted at you, maybe they Read more about A Friday thought[…]