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My First Famous Start-Up Note

This is my first blog ever. We are now running the beta of the Famous.ph Android app.
I hope we succeed.



Pic of the Week: Twickenham Ice Rink

We’re liking the look of the winter ice rink at Strawberry Hill House. It’s a better location than last year’s at York House and is actually quite picturesque if we may say so. 37 more words


Open Garden's hard sell: A world of shared radios

On the evening of Sept 28, Open Garden co-founder and CEO Micha Benoliel was on Skype call in a hotel room in Hong Kong complaining to his CMO Christophe Daligault that their new app FireChat wasn’t getting any traction in Hong Kong. 2,462 more words

Where to eat in NYC: Almanac

Classically French-trained chef Galen Zamarra opened up Almanac last month in replacement of mas (la grillade) in the heart of the West Village.  It was a favorite of mine but, unfortunately, some neighbors weren’t too fond of the wood-fire grills and smoke.   205 more words


Release the Twickenham Festive 5s! Five Tip Top Tips Just For You!

Wondering how it’s got to December already and you’re now closer to setting a new bunch of New Year’s Resolutions than you are to actually starting work on the last set?
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A tale of two Tescos

Two years ago I dropped in at a shop near Greenford Station. I hadn’t been there in a while and as I paid I asked if the rumours were true that a Tesco Express, a small branch of the large supermarket chain, was going to open a few doors away. 2,940 more words


Twickenham Cat Killer?

Troubling news has been circulating this week about cats being killed in the Haggard Road area of Twickenham. Reports surfaced on the Facebook page of Hounslow Animal Welfare Society (aka HAWS) stating that one of their animal adopters had been visited by the Police to inform her that her cat had been deliberately hanged from a tree. 76 more words