“There is nothing noble in being superior to some other man. The true nobility is in being superior to your previous self.” Probably W.L. Sheldon, US lecturer on ethics (1858 – 1907) rather than Ernest Hemingway.
Monday, 21 February 2011
Scandinavia it is
Anyone thinking about emigrating, taking a sabbatical or relocating their business may be interested in two recent compilations. The 2010 Legatum Prosperity Index and Zurich University Democracy Barometer give an insight into the relative merits of the world's countries. If you can cope with the cold winters it seems as if heading for a Scandinavian country is not a bad idea. Santa knows best?