In one month's time (Thursday, 18 September), people in the UK will be asked a historically momentous question to which they
should give a simple answer. The question is: "Should Scotland be an independent country?"
The older I get, the more I see one specific problem that hinders
communication, both personal and professional. This is the inability to
understand that others might have different views. So, please tell us what you really think.
What type of relationship are you looking for? Do you want a fling, a
secret affair or even just a one-night stand? Or would you prefer to be
colleagues, best friends, or maybe marriage partners? Please let me know.
Let me ask you a simple question to test your general knowledge. What do
you get if you combine Portugal, Ghana, the US, Algeria, France, Brazil
and Argentina? And no, the answer is not a World Cup victory.
As a result of Germany's World Cup win, 13 July 2014 will go into the history books as a day of national celebration. But should the country be celebrating 8 July 2014 just as much — and for a reason other than football?
I'd like to ask you two very simple questions and I'd like some straightforward answers, please. The questions are (a) would
you be prepared to pay to read this blog and (b) if so, how much would
you be willing to fork out each week?