The Patterson Post #17 (Part 2) – On UFC 259 – One of the Greatest Cards We’ve Ever Seen

Hello, it’s me again.  As promised, I’m back with The Patterson Post #17 – Part 2. In this part, I’m going to break down UFC 259’s main card, why it’s exciting, and give you some cool content to cast your eyes over before the fights commence.  Read time – 3 minutes  Enjoy. UFC 259 –Continue reading “The Patterson Post #17 (Part 2) – On UFC 259 – One of the Greatest Cards We’ve Ever Seen”

On Teaching The Police Jiu-Jitsu, Exciting Scientific Developments, A Podcast to Listen to, A Quote and a Question – The Patterson Post #16

Hi everyone,  This week I’m discussing what happens when you teach police officers Jiu-Jitsu, sharing some cool stuff to read about, recommending a podcast, and sharing a quote and a question.  Enjoy!  Read time – 3 minutes  Statistics From Georgia Show What Happens When You Teach Police Jiu-Jitsu The world was shocked into silence lastContinue reading “On Teaching The Police Jiu-Jitsu, Exciting Scientific Developments, A Podcast to Listen to, A Quote and a Question – The Patterson Post #16”

On Apex Predators, MMA and Masculinity, Procrastination, a Quote and a Question

Hi everyone,  This week I’ve implemented a new structure which I’ll try for a couple of weeks.  I’m going to focus on:  One news story and why it’s important.  Recommend something to watch Suggest something to read  Point you in the direction of something to listen to  And as always, share a quote and aContinue reading “On Apex Predators, MMA and Masculinity, Procrastination, a Quote and a Question”

Reddit Takes on Wall Street, Biden Acts on Climate Change and McGregor Takes an L – The Patterson Post #13

Hello lovely people, This week, I’m breaking down what happened when Reddit took on Wall Street, looking at Biden’s moves on climate change, analysing McGregor’s loss, discussing the UK arms trade, recommending a podcast, and, as always, ending on a quote and a question.  Read time – 5 minutes  Please Enjoy!  Reddit vs. Wall StreetContinue reading “Reddit Takes on Wall Street, Biden Acts on Climate Change and McGregor Takes an L – The Patterson Post #13”

Some Culture from Colombia, Arianna Huffington on the Tim Ferriss Podcast, and Obama’s New Book “A Promised Land” – The Patterson Post #8

Hi everyone! This week I have a Tiny Desk recommendation, a huge fight to get excited for this weekend, and some wisdom from Obama’s new book – “A Promised Land”. Estimated read time – 5 minutes Enjoy! A Tiny Desk Concert by Monsieur Periné  When COVID hit, I was half-way through a backpacking trip throughContinue reading “Some Culture from Colombia, Arianna Huffington on the Tim Ferriss Podcast, and Obama’s New Book “A Promised Land” – The Patterson Post #8″

A Philosophy on Anxiety, A Great Film on Netflix, MMA in the Olympics, a Quote and a Question – The Patterson Post #7

Hey everyone! Welcome back to the Ross Blog weekly newsletter, now called “The Patterson Post”.  I got some feedback that Friday night may not be the best time to send out the newsletter, so I’m trying Saturday morning’s for the next few weeks.  For newsletter #7, I’ve got a Netflix recommendation, an interesting angle onContinue reading “A Philosophy on Anxiety, A Great Film on Netflix, MMA in the Olympics, a Quote and a Question – The Patterson Post #7”

The US Election, My New Martial Arts Zone, and a Study on Psychedelics – Weekly Blog #3

The US Election  It looks as if Joe Biden will win the US election, becoming the 46th President of the United States.  Biden certainly wasn’t my favourite of the Democrat nominees. I thought Andrew Yang, Bernie Sanders and Tulsi Gabbard would all have made better presidents. However, I think Biden’s a good person, an experiencedContinue reading “The US Election, My New Martial Arts Zone, and a Study on Psychedelics – Weekly Blog #3”