Three’s The Charm!

Omne trium perfectum is not quite the same as Abracadabra, but the literal translation of this Latin phrase means ‘the rule of three’. And, as most of us know, magical things come in threes! Photo courtesy Remember when Cinderella’s fairy godmother granted her three wishes with her magic wand to whisk her from the | Read more…


Anthropology 101

I first came across the book Primates of Park Avenue on my FaceBook feed courtesy of that stellar news publication, The New York Times, which presented me with an article called “Poor Little Rich Women”, written by the author, Wednesday Martin. It held the promise of a fascinating read: an anthropological field study of mothers | Read more…


The Fast And The Furious (And Fates And Furies)

November for most of us is a frenetic month – we suddenly realise that there’s only one month until the end of the year. Many of us act as if we are auditioning for a cameo role in the next Fast and Furious franchised film, as we juggernaut at break-neck (and sometimes testosterone-fueled) speed to | Read more…

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