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Announcing : "The Long Tail"

Before you get too concerned, I am still on “gardening leave”.

But I’m also getting bored. Most of the house DIY tasks are done, the roof garden looks great. 163 more words

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My Amusement : CYP

I’ve been watching, with a combination of amusement and sadness, the reaction on Hotcopper to my previous post. The old adage of “no good deed goes unpunished” is truly alive and well. 367 more words

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In-Laws, Fish and Founder CEOs

This week marked a major event in my life. I parted company with ImaginAb.

For many people, it will be a very big surprise, knowing how passionate and committed I am to the company. 944 more words

Idle Philosophy

TSA Pre-Check is Back

A few weeks before Christmas I air-dropped into Turkey for a few meetings. I arrived in Istanbul from Brussels at about midday and I left again late that night. 644 more words

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I see you, Charlie Hebdo

I have been watching with great sadness, the outpouring of grief and anger in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo massacre. It has been my blogosphere policy not to write about “Islamic Militant Attacks” because I personally don’t believe that is what they are. 853 more words

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My Aleph

This past week I did something completely out of the ordinary.

I read a book.

I used to read 2-3 books a week back when I had no responsibilities, travel, study or a child in my life. 530 more words

Idle Philosophy

Ugly, Scary Day

I normally don’t pay much attention to Halloween although I suppose when Max gets older it will be more interesting. However, this year Halloween took on a whole different kind of freakshow. 263 more words

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