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Dombey & Son By Charles Dickens-an Early Feminist Novel?

One of the greatest pleasures I have discovered in the last ten years or so is the genius of Charles Dickens. It started with Bleak House as this was a book recommended as one that would interest anyone with an interest in the law and legal system. It took a while to get into his […]

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2 Books That Could Change Your Life

I read and listen to a large number of books on a monthly and yearly basis. Some are eminently forgettable, some are average, and a small few can change your life. I’ve read two such books in the last year or so. Both, coincidentally, were written by psychiatrists and both of them give the same […]

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Where Have All the Gatekeepers Gone?

Not too long ago if you wanted to write and publish a book you had to get a publisher. The publisher, if he approved, would get your book into the bookshop. He was the gatekeeper. Now? You don’t need a publisher because you can do it yourself with Amazon. Here’s my Amazon author page, for […]

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Online Marketing

I Care That You Don’t Like My YouTube Video

I am not going to lie-I do care that you don’t like my video. I made it and uploaded it to YouTube because I thought it had some value, some utility. And seeing that little thumbs down icon always hurts a little. It hurts if it is genuine and my video is truly worthy of […]

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Digital Marketing

YouTube Advertising-Are You Using This Stunningly Cost Effective Digital Marketing Channel?

If you are not using YouTube advertising for your business you are missing a great opportunity. It is incredibly cost effective and I am getting video views for all my campaigns at 1 cent per view and, for some, much less than that. For example my “Residential Property” campaign has delivered 1,491 views over the […]

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Athens Greece, 2018-Observations, Things to Do and Places to Visit in Athens

The first thing that struck me coming into Athens from the airport was the graffiti. It was everywhere: walls, shop fronts, roller shutters, the sides of buildings, on columns, gates, anywhere you cared to look. After a few days you stop noticing it and take it for granted because that’s how it is in Athens; […]