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Standing while on the drops ...

Yesterday I took The New Road to the hill for some repeat climbs. There was a 25 kph wind from the north-west. Since the road jig-jags north, then east, north again, east, and finally south to the hill, I was treated to a hurting wind both on the way out, and on the return ride. 356 more words


Cottage time ...

WindowCam (June 25, 2015)

Cottage time is different time.

Everything slows down. There is no rush. I get up and go to bed with the sun. 302 more words


Life lessons on a bike - Headwinds and tailwinds :)

Today we are in Coimbatore at my cousin Rohini’s house. Since we reached quite early last afternoon, we were well rested and decided to go for our morning ride. 496 more words

Corporate Musings

Michael Kors reports "strong" Q4 despite headwinds

Q4 earnings reach US$182.6mGross margin narrows to 58.4%Sales grow 17.8%

Michael Kors said it was pleased with the strong performance

Luxury lifestyle brand Michael Kors Holdings said it was pleased with the strong performance across its segments and geographies in the fourth quarter, despite a number of headwinds. 165 more words

A ride on the flats ...

After all of the climbing yesterday, I wanted a flatter, easier ride today. After stopping at the club to fill my bottles, I headed south to the river delta, and west along the north arm of the Fraser River. 385 more words


21 Apr 2015 (TheAustn) - Have we forgotten the financial crisis already?

(21 April 2015, The Australian, p27, Don Stammer)

‘From their lows around March 2009, sharemarkets in advanced economies have delivered strong returns. These gains rank among the longest-lasting and least-volatile bull markets of all times — and perhaps the least-heralded. 70 more words

1.Market Observations

Book Review: Headwinds, by Lindsay Pope

Available in selected bookstores nationwide.

Headwinds, Lindsay Pope’s first collection of poetry, straddles the Beaufort Scale, shifting between gentle breeze and storm. There is clowning-around and domesticity, hymeneal prayer and gardening. 294 more words

New Zealand Poetry