THE STIGMA ENIGMA Michael Walsh Double-crossed in love, former mercenary Jack Scarlett has the sinister sinners of Liverpool’s underworld in his cross-hairs. Detective Chief Inspector Eric Jansen vows to stop his high-octane lethal feud. Detective Chief Inspector Eric Jansen stop Jack Scarlett, and does he really want to?
After nearly fifty years in the red, Hungary’s net external financial position could finally show a positive balance as early as 2024, Finance Minister Mihály Varga said in a Facebook post.
Ever since the Commonwealth Bank of Australia was privatised in the 1990s, Australians have lived increasingly under a bankers’ dictatorship. The Banking Royal Commission in 2019 revealed shocking abuses by the banking industry. This included charging customers for as much as a billion dollars for services that were never delivered. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg.
Professional writing services are not something many business owners use despite their importance to their shops, hotels, restaurants, their business. Fact: A single spelling mistake on a website’s home page will reduce sales by 50 per cent as it suggests professional sloppiness and possible fraud.
When businesses fail it is easy to blame the recession or Covid-19. In all but a few cases that argument doesn’t stack up. Failure is more often due to complacency and miserable management. Obliged by business appointments to occasionally visit a splendidly situated restaurant I disliked doing so as the service was excruciatingly bad. Is the owner under the illusion that a little Spanish sunshine is enough to compensate for bone idle offhand staff? Rival restaurants lacking such beautiful surroundings thrive. It is service, not the location that puts bums on seats.
Corporate identities are part of the advertising landscape. When out and about and long before we can make out the detail a company brand is identifiable. Many logos come to mind such as those of Shell, Cadbury, Virgin, carmakers and television giants BBC and ITV. Corporate bodies pay telephone numbers when acquiring or changing their logos. No upstart rival, even if their product was superior, could hope to compete against established brand names.
We have all been there because the economic system is entirely debt-dependent and as a consequence few people can avoid getting into debt. They are called credit cards but let’s call a spade a spade; they are DEBT cards.
We often find humour even under the most dreadful circumstances; it is known as gallows humour. The never-ending recession has produced its own brand of wit. ‘With the market turmoil being what it is what’s the best way to make a small fortune? Start off with a large one’.
Imagine being a female and thinking that masculinity is toxic instead of literally being the sexiest, most mesmerizing, comforting thing you’ve ever come across in your life, and being aware of an instinctive primal level it is why you exist. Modern woman, you’ve broken in so many pieces.
The peoples of Western nations are advised or enforced to avoid crowds where people may be carrying the killer virus without their being aware of it. Avoid people who mix with others; policemen, journalists, politicians, leftists and migrants are toxic carriers of this dreadful bacillus.