God's creation are differently gifted. David Finley is a man if many parts. Creative, talented and always engaged in works that makes me marvel at the extent of his abilities.
We meet frequently to discuss and his latest work - Paradoxa, was the subject of our most recent discussion and it brings up the question of leadership and it's distribution the world over.
The Philippines has amazing geography - a land with thousands of islands. May be, more amazing is the Puerto-Princesa Subterranean River National Park, elected by the second global voting campaign 2007 to 2011 as one of the new 7 wonders of nature
Corruption is endemic in Nigeria. True, and we are all part of the problems.
At Ujevwu, the ticket racketeering is costing the country revenue losses and embarrassment as passengers are being accepted into the train without allocated seats.
A lost phone brings tremendous inconveniences. Getting the police involved adds more to the cost and with really no value added, it is apparent why many Nigerians don't report issues to the police.
Visiting the police station is costly and hardly provides any solution
“ I will like to farm"
“There’s no problem with that mate, plenty of land to choose from. I mean acres and acres of it”
“But, what about water?”
“Oh, I didn’t tell you? There’s water underground but you probably shouldn’t bet on it. Too salty and barely good for anything”
“Any help from government, subsidies may be?”
“Quit whining and get on with the work mate. At best the government will give you a discount off your diesel cost. That’s it, don’t expect more”