Why do we accept the hierarchy of football clubs?

Another post on some on football-related questions. The first one can be found here. When Liverpool have a decent player, it seems inevitable that they will move to Real Madrid (Michael Owen, Steve McManaman and most regrettably Xabi Alonso),  Barcelona (Luis Suarez, Philipe Coutinho) or perhaps now Manchester City (Raheem Sterling). Why are some clubs …

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I went to a museum

I went to the Louvre Abu Dhabi yesterday. Here are some thoughts I had. The story a museum tells is more important than the artefacts it displays. The most exciting thing about this museum wasn't the collection (interesting though it was), but how it weaved that collection into a narrative around the history of humanity. …

My friend, TED

Ah, TED. My familiar friend who is persistently positive. My clever mate with the next shiny big idea. Yes, you're popular, funny, interesting and loved by all. TED, you are important to me. More than anyone, you give me a window to the breadth of work going on across the world. At your best you …