Some days, you have to know when to surrender

For the people who lived through it, the Second World War started in 1939 and lasted until 1945. It was six years of global warfare that involved dozens of countries and almost every continent. It was chaos.

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Beaches, booze and … brawls?

Not quite a handful of days have passed since the announcement of the lifting of the beach ban, the warm weather in my neck of the woods has seen people flock to the water’s edge and alcohol has made a rapid appearance. Will this first weekend be … disappointing?

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The age of digital slavery

The internet was touted as a pervasive digital playground of free space, free-thinking and an insatiable curiosity. It has developed from a wild frontier, where anything was possible, into a corporate collection of cubicles in which we all slave – to their benefit.

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