Author at http://www.ieuandolby.com. As a Chief Engineer in the Merchant Navy Ieuan sailed the world for fifteen years. Now living in Dundee, he writes about cultures across the globe and life as he sees it.
Whatever company looked at there is a structure in place, whether it is the ideal structure and whether it works or is practical in real life is not important except to say that like all businesses, c...
All investment companies are now legally obliged to print in clear words a statement to the effect that any investment made may give a return of less value than that originally invested! This is under...
Edinburgh has always been well known for its surliness (if not Britain as a whole) and from the Black Cab grumps to shop assistants who assume that "they are always right" bad words and scowls have be...
The financial security umbrella that most wage earners would like to shelter under after retirement is now leaking very badly indeed! Money savvy experts block up news channels and advertisement space...
“I say chaps; our economy is not doing too well at all”. My bank balance is just too low and to be quite honest I would like to buy another million dollar house in the Bahamas because the other five t
“Young man, sit down please. Yes you may put your feet up, just relax and tell me a little bit about ... have no formal ... I have a Master Degree in Clothing Design from some unr
Hey you, where you going on holiday this summer? Kayaking in the Andes, golfing in Russia or ... in ... Is this going to result in a washout drinking spree, a ... with local gir
The World Wide Web was an enormous step for mankind, a step not seen since Neil ... sullied the surface of the moon. The idea behind the WWW came across as a ... ... highway where
The ... ... ... Officer at Kuala Lumpur ... Airport caused me a moment’s ... with his question until I realized that he was just making small talk whilst ma
There have been many ... and ... in the Western world about the ever ... pace of change and the ability of the brain to accept it. The Internet ... ... that the
It has ... Computer games have started to control my life on and off the screen. No ... games like Age of Empires, just the simple one of Tetris. You know the one, where ... shape
My House in Taiwan is filled from the top to bottom with free gifts. I am tripping over them on the floor, cursing them when they fall out of ... and stuffing them into ... when and where
A news item that I read his weekend informed me that “Doctors have proved that exercise helps to improve blood flow”. Last week a colorful news item told me that ... and fruit are good for th
... when falling asleep in bed at night great thoughts enter the mind, long stringed and ... ... trip over each other to receive ... at the front of the brain ... all t
Mopeds are viscous ... that have become the heart and soul of daily life in Taiwan. Not so much in Taipei as the ... system has provided a cheaper and faster means of travel within t