Today I’ve been thinking about money, work, freedom and being idle. The preachers of Capitalism have made “idle” a dirty word and they promise us that if we work hard, we will get well paid and have freedom to do what we want; in other words money=freedom. Well, if you want to get by in… Continue reading idle


In freedom I touched on the subject of assets by briefly talking about the upper classes or the landed gentry as we tend to think of them in the UK. In using the term “landed gentry” I mean people from the supposed upper layers of society who own large swathes of land, usually in the… Continue reading assets