Queuing is one of the essentials in life
Yup, that democratic but infinitely boring (and stressful) concept that is one of the stalwarts of civilisation, and one that we do perhaps 5 times a day in an urban environment. We submit to the process of queuing almost subconsciously. It is engrained in our psyche. Personally, if I skip the line, I know I am doing something a bit wrong (the strength of the emotion depending on how much of an arsehole I feel at the time).
However, this is just in the UK, my country of origin. I know how it works here, when it is acceptable to cut the line, and when I cannot. When you travel to a new country for the first time, there are different rules, and you had better learn them, quickly.
Here is a list of various scenarios, and what to do in case you get it wrong Continue reading
My article, recently published on “World Agriculture” discusses how agrochemical dealers, the equivalent to pharmacists in the agricultural world, cope with the necessity to run a profitable business in Uganda, whilst being able to give farmers safe efficient and practical advice.
Don’t worry, the link is just a summary. Whoever wants a full copy, let me know.