The title isn’t referring to a future Adele album.
It’s because I just celebrated my 52nd birthday.
What do I know now that I wish I’d have known at 16?
Yes, this is about that list.
Every Company in the world wants one thing: Growth
Politicians talk about the engines of growth: Ingenuity. Productivity. Creativity.
But what about the raw materials for this growth: wood, plastic, oil, coal, paper, metal, sweat?
None of these things are sustainable indefinately, they are finite.
It‘s weird when you feel the death of someone you never met, as if that person was someone you knew personally.
David Bowie wasn’t a constant soundtrack in my life, but I feel enriched by his music, even when I lost touch with him.
Having spent a good few years living in Kuwait and touring the Middle East (Egypt, UAE, Syria, Bahrain, Turkey) the richness of contemporary Arab culture is something we’ve never forgotten.
It’s a shame we don’t get to read about it more than we do.