Month: January 2014

Morning Thought – Australia Day

Morning Thought – Australia Day

G’day, mate.  Ow ya goin’?  Happy Australia Day!  A number of years ago, I was working for a large company in England.  One day, an Australian colleague brought in a whole load of little Australian flags and gave them out as gifts to all the managers.  “That’s very kind,” said one of them.  “What’s this…

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Morning Thought – Burns Night

Morning Thought – Burns Night

Guid mornin’  This is surely not the first time the term “shock-jock” has been used to mean a terrible Scottish accent – for which I apologise – but we cannae reach the 25th January without mentioning Rabbie Burns.  Because it was on this day in 1759 that Scotland’s national poet was born and therefore on…

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