Feb 242017
 
Cuba: Revolution, Communism and Happiness

It takes less than 60 minutes to fly from Miami to go back to a world of 60 years ago in Havana, Cuba. It is a world that is truly unique, dominated by 60 years of revolutionary ideology. Miami is a city which displays the full spectrum of American life. It celebrates the country’s diversity, great strengths, culture, dynamism, violence, […]

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May 212015
 
Understanding the whole Warren Buffett at Berkshire Hathaway's 50th Shareholders' Meeting

How well would Ed Sheeran go if he was playing in a city like Omaha, Nebraska, with a population of under 1 million people? My son told me that Ed’s concert at the Sydney Footbal Stadium was sold out in 30 minutes. But Sydney is an international city, with a population 4 times the size […]

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Jul 062014
 
Can people have hope and thrive in the world's largest slum?

What does the word ‘slum’ conjure in your mind? Lots of sad, very poor people, squashed together, living in abject misery? Despite my South Asian origins and work in developing countries, more often than not I would unquestioningly accept that stereotype. And what prospect could there be for redeveloping a slum in which both slum […]

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Apr 282012
 
Cradle Mountain Tasmania - A Photo Essay

  Cradle Mountain from the beautiful Dove Lake  If you want to enhance your wellbeing by communing with nature and really experiencing the great outdoors, few places offer better options than the island of Tasmania. It’s off Australia’s southern tip and too often left off maps of Australia that just show the mainland. On a recent visit […]

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