Caveat Emptor: Let the buyer beware

A growing number of food and drink companies are labeling their products “all natural” or 100% juice in an attempt to attract health-concerned customers in order to improve their bottom line and get in the black. Some do it deliberately to mislead while some are guilty unknowingly. Caveat Emptor unfortunately is not a thing of the past and customers need to be cautious when making purchases. Caveat venditor is some time away and in the mean time we need to remember that "figures don't lie but liars can figure".


The Poor man’s copyright is a nice way to help show that you were in possession of the work at a particular date based on the postal stamp mark. However, although figures don’t lie, liars can figure and this is not a fool proof way. Get formal.

Niagara, Oh Niagara Falls (Your passion is wasting me away)

Charles Dickens visited Niagara Falls in 1841. On viewing the Canadian Falls from Table Rock he wrote, "Niagara was at once stamped upon my heart, an Image of Beauty; to remain there, changeless and indelible, until its pulses cease to beat, forever." I did my Christopher Columbus , late discovery but eye opening, of North … Continue reading Niagara, Oh Niagara Falls (Your passion is wasting me away)