Snippet: The richest 1%

I’ve been wondering about the GDP level of countries when excluding the richest 1% of the population. This is not too easy to find, but I have come across some very interesting information produced by “The World Top Income Database”. The graph shows the income share of the top 1% in a selection of countries…

The Charlie Rose Effect

The other day I was watching some episodes of the Charlie Rose show, and could not help but be astonished by the amazing spectrum of interviews he has been conducting over the years. He has been the only Western interviewer who Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad wanted to be interviewed by — during the annual United…

Did you ever see a baby pigeon?

I have spent way too much time in my conscious life being annoyed by the mere existence of pigeons. It all started when I must have been 5-8 years old and in the zoo I, in one way or another, was shat on, on the back of my jacket. I do not dare state that…

Primark — whhaaaa…. ??

The other day I went into the Primark to have a look at what they have to offer. I never really went inside, and when walking in Central London around Oxford Street, many tourists hardly manage to hold their huge Primark shopping bags. So, my reasoning was, the shop either has to be very fashionable — which it definitely…