Blog 2017

16 November 2017 I am going through a rather clumsy phase. A few examples: During the past few days I cut my right thumb with a knife. A day later I spread a cup of boiling tea partly over my hand, partly over the couch. Then I pinched hole in my left palm instead of removing the stone of an avocado, spread marmalade all over the kitchen floor, sunk a golden ring in the bathroom sink and kicked off a huge picture from the gym’s wall. 19 August 2017 Discovered a nice new coffee shop called Zeitschmiede, which translates to …

P.A. Charlotte’s Thought of the Day

24 February 2017 – DRESS POLICY: DREXIT v BREXIT The British Parliament just published this lengthy report into organisational policies on appropriate dress codes, including height of heels and nail varnish colour. One might wonder why the Parliament was spending more time looking at the consequences of Drexit than of Brexit. Of course good policy makes good common sense, and advances the cause of women’s rights. Just as good dress sense supports female business careers. But the UK report, whilst well-meaning – is rather too long and fussy when it should be more crisp and clear. Again – just as …