Cynical Old Fart

Barak Obama … Is he right? Will he be the savior of the USA and the Planet? Is he just another dressed up, polished over voice coming to a TV screen near you? I have no idea. But there is a lesson here. As I write I face another birthday soon No. 46 in fact.…

Spoon-Fed Selfdom

Spoon-Fed Selfdom Is your world being run by spoon-fed egos, spoilt brats, selfish untouchables? This is a bit of a rant but I hope you agree. I hope you can see my sense here. I hope you feel like taking action at some point. This is also about you. Your money. Your life. You’ll soon…

Recession Anarchist

Recession Anarchist By Alan Forrest Smith This is a true story of an entrepreneur hairdresser that beat the last recession! The bank manager wouldn’t lend me a penny despite the fact I had a plan! Okay it wasn’t quite a plan, in fact it was a fill-in-the-blanks ‘thing’ that I bought from a business consulting…

PersuasYouthology

PersuasYouthology By Alan Forrest Smith I have 4 kids. I love them all to bits. One verges on genius and is an artist but he can’t see it. The other is a gentle giant packed and overflowing with love. The other is a punk and looks like he has just been with his band. The…

Lived to Death

Lived to Death By Alan Forrest Smith Julie is dead. She lived herself to death. She was murdered by advertising. She looked gorgeous I mean really drop dead stunning. Her hair was thick, long, red with beautiful Irish curls and would spring up and down and she walked along the street. In most peoples eyes…

New Years Revolution

Sam is like most people. Sam might remind you of YOU? It’s new year’s eve 2007 in the most beautifully strong country on Earth … Scotland. The time; 11:47pm. Only a few hours ago Sam had revealed his ‘resolve’ or resolutions for the coming new year. Out with the old ways, in with the new.…

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Invisible Christmas Man

Invisible Christmas Man I have this photograph of me as a kid on Christmas morning. It’s around 5am on December 25th. I am kneeling down opening gifts from my mum and dad by the side of our tree. The photo is interesting. It’s the 1970’s, mum and dad’s house is all orange and brown swirly…

Minimum Mentalist

Isn’t weird how the brain works? You see what we think about continually in our brain usually sets our standards or levels in life. I really believe that, do you? Let me illustrate. Peter was a guy that work for me some years ago in one of my hair and beauty salons. Peter was a…

Licentious Cash!

Licentious Cash! Who said money is the root of all evil? Lies!!! You see there was a   guy named David. David had everything any man could want. He was around 6 foot in height, dark olive skin, black wavy hair, deep green eyes and had the personality to go with it. David also had cash,…