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The liberty of the library

I spend too much money on books. There are worse vices, but it’s time to explore other ways of feeding my reading. Enter the library, something I’ve not done often since my student days. 533 more words


Gatecrashing celebrity parties and being hijacked by a dead poet

A good friend of mine once said that writers are people who still have imaginary friends as adults. I have always believed this to be true, but it became really obvious when I started writing about Shakespeare. 367 more words

Marlowe's gin gimlet

We sat in the corner bar at Victor’s and drank gimlets. “They don’t know how to make them here,” he said. “What they call a gimlet is just some lime or lemon juice and gin with a dash of sugar and bitters. 297 more words


Innovation Is A Human Condition And Shakespeare Described Modern Start-Up Culture.

Originally Posted on Juniper Networks’ ‘Your Business Edge’ Blog: http://juni.pr/1oyrUQX

My next few blog posts are focused on innovation systems. In this post I want to explore some 400-year-old insight that may change the way you think about innovation. 1,090 more words

Vampires, Dicks and Scouts: 3 Heroes

Dracula, Marlowe and Scout. Oh my. A bloodsucker, an SOB and a kid. A true range of characters, that is. Proof that when it comes to heroes, anything goes. 463 more words

James Garner - The Last Good Guy

My dad introduced me to James Garner. Friday nights with Bret Maverick. Never missed it. Bret was one of my first heroes, along with Spider-man, Superman, Flash Gordon and, of course, Steve Austen. 500 more words