Tag Archives: money

Would You Like That In Cash?

Money-Laundering I’m going to blame my dreams again for this one. All last night, I had a dream about a tax avoidance/tax delay scheme which involves buying a bank draft for $10,000 before the end of the year and waiting … Continue reading

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Don’t Accept Any Favours

From Insurance Juniors The final part of the Limey story involves getting a payout from our insurance company, CAA (Canadian Automobile Association). As you may remember, our 2011 Ford Fiesta caught fire due to a mechanical failure. That was on … Continue reading

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Charlemagne: Europe’s King Arthur?

The Last Time France and Germany were United The European Union (created by the Treaty of Rome in 1957) is not a new concept. Charlemagne got there first. But he achieved the union through timely alliances, actual battles, and some very astute … Continue reading

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Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?

Crazy Rich Asians Who would have thought that a film about Chinese family values would prove to be such a lovely film? There are many themes running through its two hour length, so it can get a bit confusing at … Continue reading

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Hiding the Inheritance

  It’s All a Dream I’ve written this down first thing this morning, in order to capture the images clearly for later analysis. The story opens with a strange setup: an elderly lady wants to leave her assets to a … Continue reading

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Modern Servitude

A Slave by Any Other Name…   I usually don’t write about social issues, at least. not directly. But a recent line of thinking has made me ponder: plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose. Most people coming to … Continue reading

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