Category Archives: General stuff

Small actions make a big difference

I was at a meeting for a charity I am involved with. A keynote speaker told us about all sorts of actions taken by individuals. Afterwards, [...]

Woman makes complete fool of herself fighting non-existant taboo (mensturation)

English tabloid the Daily Mail has applauded a woman from Tucson, Arizona, for “making a powerful point against the taboo”. Howe [...]

The mindset fallacy – Positive thoughts do NOT make you rich…

I’ve been an avid reader of self-help books, such as the books “The Cashflow Quadrant” or “Rich dad, poor dad” [...]

The Death of Tinder

A few years ago, a (female) friend told me how she met “the love of her life”: Tinder. I was surprised to hear this from her, be [...]

G20: Hamburg under siege

Back in 2003 I worked for The Wilderness Society, an Australian organization protecting natural areas. As you may imagine, this was a pretty [...]

I used to be an enthusiastic AirBnB host. Now…less so

A few years ago, I began as a host with AirBnB. This company is now known as “the biggest hotel of the world, without a single bedR [...]

Will you join?

At this moment, I – Jerry – do all the writing here. But really, it’d be so much more fun if I had others to play with. So [...]

Honoring the Heroes of Portugal

Something terrible is going on in Portugal. Fires. Huge forestfires. It has been described as a huge tragedy. So far, 64 lives have been los [...]

An open letter to all terrorists

Notice: this open letter contains language which some may feel is NSFW or inappropriate. [...]

Overly sexual: cameltoe and underwear

So, before the sixties, sexuality was a bad thing. Then came the Sexual Revolution, where we went to the other extreme. And now, we live in [...]

Spring: because it is my favourite season

Favoritism. It is very much frowned upon when it concerns your offspring. Parents are supposed to love all their children equally. I dare no [...]

Most useless invention ever: PetChatz

Call me old-fashioned, but I believe that you shouldn’t have a pet (or kids, for that matter) if you don’t have the time to prop [...]
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