What To Look for in a Partner – The 3 C’s

I’ve written extensively, online and in my books, about how to meet, date, get engaged, and get married to the right person. Sure, it’s difficult to define ‘right’, and so much randomness seems to be involved as we go through the process of falling in love. Still…I think it’s important we get our heads around … More What To Look for in a Partner – The 3 C’s

Parisian Profile: Bernard-Henri Levy

I’m not sure America really has an equivalent to Bernard-Henri Levy, the French philosopher, intellectual, author and all-round media personality. I’ve asked Parisians about him: none are lukewarm in their opinions. It’s love him or hate him for BHL. He writes books, opines on almost anything relevant in French or world politics, takes controversial positions … More Parisian Profile: Bernard-Henri Levy

The Moral Imperative

I recently saw a newspaper headline that mentioned researchers into Artificial Intelligence. They had discovered or invented something remarkable in their field. The issue raised in the headline articulated the scientists’ dilemma: was this new technology too dangerous to introduce to the world? I was interrupted, and never got back to the body of the … More The Moral Imperative

Reading List

I’ve just finished Jon Meacham’s biography, Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power. I was struck by the incredible ‘right place, right time’ aspect of Jefferson’s life and came away with a powerful sense of gratitude. I’m thankful he was here, in America, when he was. Our country might never had existed without him, and if … More Reading List

Exemplar: Jane Goodall

Dr. Jane Goodall probably needs no introduction, but that never stopped a writer with a blank WordPress page to fill up. (Wink, nod.) I would never, ever voluntarily leave the creature comforts of a major metropolitan city for an extended period of time and reside in the jungle. (No coffee? No croissants? No cognac? No … More Exemplar: Jane Goodall