Dunbar’s Number 150, Perfect for Christmas Card Lists and Twitter Friends

It’s that time of year in our house when I dutifully read all of the Christmas Cards before they are dispatched for recycling. There are literally 100’s of them. “How can there be so many?”  I ask my wife, who controls everything Christmas related at home, with ruthless military precision. “There are only supposed to be 150, it’s […]

Doing something that scares me ……. Canton Social Media Surgery

A while back I was having banjo lessons. The banjo teacher couldn’t actually play the banjo. He was a fantastic guitar teacher, but had zero experience of banjos. He would joyfully rationalise this situation by assuring me (after he’d taken my £20) with soothing words, “don’t worry my son; as long as I stay one step […]