Sunday 31 August 2008
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Official Oktoberfest jugs. Arf.
Oh no! Not entirely surprising, but a sad end to a great career, nonetheless.
Tuesday 26 August 2008
Flight of fancy?
Sitting on board the Maersk Delft, waiting to depart Dover docks, passengers stare as the huge MSC Armonia glides into dock, flash bulbs glinting as passengers get the obligatory shot of the not-so-white Cliffs of Dover. As the ferry finally moves off from the quay, only a few minutes late, some wag plays Ride of the Valkyries on the entertainment system. Hmm, slightly fanciful thinking, I feel.
Sunday 24 August 2008
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Just looking at the photos shows what separates Soviet (and now Russian) space technology from NASA's and ESA's equivalents – no frills. Less bells and whistles means less to go wrong, although that doesn't make them infallible.
This could be an issue that directly impacts my business, particularly as I'm currently exploring a joint venture with a business based in Barcelona.
Thursday 14 August 2008
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British Heart Foundation video on heart attacks. Watch it – it's two minutes that might save your life.
Wednesday 13 August 2008
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A rare opportunity to see the words faeces, turd and shit all in the same BBC News item.
Hmm. Well, it seems it is a fraud, or at least a deception, as I suspected. Might just claim the .asia and .cn forms of my domain now, just for safe keeping.
I've just received one of these emails. Now what should I do? I already own .com, .co.uk, .eu, .nl and .be flavours of my work domain, as well as some variant spellings for .co.uk