A lifelong bibliophile, who seeks to unleash his energy on a number of subjects
The Efficient Market Hypothesis Is Dead.
Nearly twenty years ago, I initially encountered the efficient market hypothesis on my postgraduate course, I swallowed it whole- with the unquestioning obsequiousness of a pseudo-intellectual- this was long before the near-crash of the global markets of 2008–9 and the subsequent punishing austerity policies of David Cameron and George Osborne.
It's Definitely Written in the stars
Back in the early 1980s, after we relocated to Nigeria from England, my mother joined the nation's biggest daily newspaper, called 'The daily times'. Part of the prerequisites of the job involved bringing the daily papers to the house as well as the household international magazines- Newsweek, Time etc. Reading these journals did in its own way help shape my appetite for knowledge.
A Promise Land
In William Edward Burghardt Du Bois' magnum opus, the souls of Blackfolk, the preeminent African American scholar of the 20th century, writes of a double consciousness, the sense of always looking at one's self through the eyes of others, of measuring one's soul by the tape of the world that looks on in amused contempt and pity.
Why Running Outdoors During the Lockdown is Life's Greatest Panacea.
oing into March 2020, my already precarious existence was about to take a turn for the worse- a job loss and the plans that had been carefully made- in the aftermath of this life-changing setback- which involved travelling and the purchase of merchandise to commence a new business, were all blown to smithereens.
David Lloyd George: The Great Dynamic Force or The Great Scoundrel of British Politics?
David Lloyd George was born in Manchester on the 17th of January 1863, Manchester. He was brought up from the age of three months in rural wales. His father, William George, who worked as a teacher in Liverpool, moved back to Wales on account of his ill health, passed on in June 1864. This led his mother to move to her brother's, who worked as a shoemaker.