Politics and Economics

Environmental Scan’s …

Listening to this

Trying to evaluate destinations for the next move, should we have to bail here. Was looking at New Zealand. The dream is something like this:

Hobbiton, near Matamata, North Island, New Zealand

Hobbiton, near Matamata, North Island, New Zealand

In my green fantasies of the kind of world I wish to live in that lovely pastoral scene takes front stage. It’s a lot like that scene here on the Canadian prairies, but mostly flatter, with more cows and horses, less sheep and a few oil pump jacks.

Reality tends to be a little more gritty, as explained in:

OECD Economic Surveys
JUNE 2015

and this article

Mission Bay - Auckland New Zealand

View from Mission Bay, Auckland, New Zealand (Photo credit: Jaafar Alnasser Photography)

Anyway, the daily routines of running a small business go on and we will keep our options open over the next one or two years.



currency war2From certain perspectives everything looks bad. This is usually unrealistic.