Tom Kane's Blog

A word can change a mind. A sentence can change a life. A book can change the world

Halloween All Saints’ Day or All Hallows’ Day, as it’s sometimes known, is a Christian festival celebrated in honour of all the saints, known and unknown. Celebrated on 1 November by the Roman Catholic Church, the Anglican Communion, Methodist Church, Lutheran Church and other churches. But the eve of this day is probably more well […]

There’s an old James Cagney movie called White Heat, where Cagney plays a gangster who has a fixation with his mother. In the final scene, he’s on top of a gas holder that’s in flames, and shouts, “Made it, ma.Top of the world.” That’s just before the gas holder explodes and kills him. I mention […]

I started working for myself when I was in my mid-twenties and in forty years in business have never worked for anyone else… except my customers. As a sole-proprietor or major business owner, you may not feel you work for someone else but you do, your customers. And that customer base is a very demanding […]

Though my blog posts about Living in Cyprus have now morphed into four volumes of books on that subject, the original book that sparked off the current four volumes is A Pat on his Back. This book is more about the nitty-gritty of moving to Cyprus from England and experiencing the culture shock that involved. […]