The Concierge State

We call it the Nanny State and don’t like it because as it attempts to make you safer it becomes intrusive and takes away freedom of choice. But if you call it the Concierge State it sounds pretty good. Same intrusions and limited choices but with an attitude of helping and positiveness. I’ve had three […]

Palau Seven

“I have found in life that everything, no matter bad, comes to an end.” Bryce Courtenay The Power of One (Simon is in Palau doing important research on the reef,  the Palau posts were prepared in advance)

Palau Six

“The making of money should never be left to chance.” Bryce Courtenay The Power of One (Simon is in Palau doing important research on the reef,  the Palau posts were prepared in advance)

Palau Four

“It is fun to persecute a pig because it squeals.” Bryce Courtenay The Power of One (Simon is in Palau doing important research on the reef,  the Palau posts were prepared in advance)

Palau Three

Thinking is never any trouble.  You should try it sometime. Bryce Courtenay The Power of One (Simon is in Palau doing important research on the reef,  the Palau posts were prepared in advance)

Palau Two

The more you know, the more you can control your destiny. Bryce Courtenay The Power of One (Simon is in Palau doing important research on the reef,  the Palau posts were prepared in advance)

Palau

“It is better to be wrong than to simply follow convention.  If you are wrong, no matter, you have learned something and you will grow stronger.” Bryce Courtenay The Power of One (Simon is in Palau doing important research on the reef,  the Palau posts were prepared in advance)