Monthly Archives: November 2014

Investing in NGOs

I really should start a consultancy business advising ambitious entrepreneurs on how to make money out of setting up NGOs. There are property columns and share tipsters on the money pages of the serious press. Why not NGO investment advisers? … Continue reading

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Rapley’s Cogitatum Interruptum: 2071 Transcribed

I’m busy transcribing Rapley’s Royal Court monologue. It’s awful, but in a totally different way to Emmott’s Ten Billion. Rapley delivers his well-turned phrases, each one decorated with curlicues of statistics, in a clear, if rather boring, voice. As I … Continue reading

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2071: Rapley’s Rap

The Chris Rapley / Duncan Macmillan doomfest β€œ2071” is on at the Royal Court. I’ll try and do what Alex Cull and I did with Stephen Emmott’s β€œTen Billion” and glean the maximum number of howlers from reviews. Please add … Continue reading

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