So, after a long time of having my details lots in spam filters and not being able to enter bank details properly, I can now announce that The Zemlya Conspiracy is now available on Kobo Books: https://www.kobo.com/jp/en/ebook/the-zemlya-conspiracy So I hope that helps those of you that don't have a Kindle! I'll return … Continue reading The Zemlya Conspiracy now on Kobo Books
Have you ever heard of Beginner's Luck? Of course you have. Even before you even step into a casino or try your luck at a poker night, the "Beginner's Luck" trope has been firmly planted in your mind through generations of influences, from movies through to friends that tell you about it being a "sure … Continue reading Why are artists so emo?
Tokyo is a big city. There are probably ways in which you could define it the "biggest" city, but there are other "biggest" cities these days. Beijing has a busier subway system. New York city probably has more GDP. But I think that in a lot of people's mind, Tokyo is the quintessential Big City. … Continue reading “Free Parks” in Toyko
Some time ago I did a bit of an analysis on Divergent. It really should have been longer, but shit happens. There is just so much wrong with that series that it beggars belief. And the last movie was terrible (and came out after that post). Anyway, I flew again today (which will be about … Continue reading Why I hate “Inferno”
I know that I want to try and turn this into more of a cultural commentary blog, and I'll also try not to do any more drunk posts (but I can't promise that). But, in the odd case that anyone here is interested in my creative side, let me show you something. I've found … Continue reading What I’m up to
I've mentioned culture a couple of times here now, and pretended that I'm an expert on other cultures. I like to think that, at the very least, I've got some international experience, one of the things that I don't think I've mentioned here yet is the culture of "Australia". First up, let's make something clear. … Continue reading Being Australian
Trade shows are an unavoidable part of Business to Business selling. To be honest, in a lot of ways they are kind of a waste. Once you're established as a brand and have a semi-competent sales team, your customers are pretty much aware of what it is that you're doing, and you can inform them … Continue reading Trade Shows in China