Saturday Morning Coffee

International Affairs Specialist by day, Blogger Enthusiast by night. This is a sneak peek into my world that should be enjoyed with ample time and a good and very strong cup of java.

Category Archives: policy

Techie Tools for Development

The past year has taken me for a wild ride along data collection, fundraising, strategic planning, project design and ICT exploration. Working with Non-Profits can be challenging; they’re slow and … Continue reading

22/06/2012 · Leave a comment

In the Meeting House

I was recently invited to attend a Meeting House discussion at the Public Library. I’ve never been to a Meeting House discussion so I’m not too sure what to expect … Continue reading

11/01/2012 · Leave a comment

Lessons Learned

Mornings have never been a easy for me. I always dreaded the inevitable sound my alarm would make and wake me out of a blissful sleep. Even worse were those … Continue reading

27/06/2011 · 1 Comment

A Penny a Day…

As tax season comes to a close and accountants climb back in to their hiding places, the mood is either exuberant (“Yay, I can go on vacation! ) or dismal … Continue reading

14/05/2010 · 1 Comment

Ideas, Perceptions and Realities

I found an interesting article in the BBC summarizing a study by the PEW Research Center in Washington, DC, which looked at common stereotypes often associated with many African nations. … Continue reading

16/04/2010 · Leave a comment

Choosing a Democracy

I’ve never been in Canada during an election, but for the last one I wanted to be sure that I was a part of it. So I stopped by the … Continue reading

07/04/2010 · Leave a comment

Weighing the Pro’s and Con’s of Afghanistan

I’m hesitant to discuss Afghanistan, knowing full well that it connects much of the world’s security concerns and therefore much of t he world’s attention. I’m hesitant because I haven’t … Continue reading

02/04/2010 · Leave a comment

Baby Steps on the Road to the G8

The G8 is coming, the G8 is coming! Roll down the windows and roll out the policy debate! As early as January when the PM made an appearance at Davos, … Continue reading

19/03/2010 · 1 Comment

What do Polls Really Say?

I went for a job interview once at a polling company that constructed polls and analysed the data. I thought it could be interesting, especially when the content was dealing … Continue reading

17/02/2010 · Leave a comment

The Educational Revolution

From as long as I can remember, education has always been highly regarded in my family. My sister is a teacher and it’s been the family business for the last half-century to promptly and safely deliver … Continue reading

12/02/2010 · Leave a comment

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