It was never going to be a good day of travelling. I had to be up at 0300 to drive to the airport in Brisbane, make a tight connection in Sydney, get to San Francisco, and transfer again for Las Vegas. Painful, but do-able. It wasn’t the worst trip that I’ve done, but it’s on … More The difference between “Sorry” and “Thank You”
The featured image today is the skyline of Hyderabad – India’s Silicon Valley. Basically every major tech company has a development office here, so the city is flush with cash. And yet, some people still can’t afford a roof… As part of my work, I’m charged with leading our company into Asia. It’s a … More Buy Cheap. Keep it running.
Ok, so maybe having a boring day isn’t comparable to the Troubles in Northern Ireland, but I do like the song, so bear with me. Germany is a strange place to me. It somehow seems to take things that I dislike about other countries, but does them right. Kind of. Take democracy. As much as … More Sunday Bloody Sunday
Recently I went on a leadership course for work. It had a number of topics there, but there was one message that stood out quite clearly. You need to have your own world in order before you can start to lead others. This is something that I’ve known for a long time, but it is … More The only way to find yourself is to do a bunch of things
As today (20th October 2017) marks 10 years since my first trip here, I decided to go through all my photos and make a short collection. However, instead of only finding about 10-20, I ended up picking about 300. That’s a few too many, so I went through it again and culled it down a … More 5-Star Photos
First up, I have to admit that I’ve only spent a sum total of about a month in Beijing, so I’m not entirely qualified to comment on it. Additionally, I’ve only gone there for work, so that really doesn’t lend itself to sightseeing or testing things out, so take the following with a grain of … More Life in Beijing
Summer’s here in Japan, and I’m deliberately sweating out a lot of my body weight by writing this in an un-air-conditioned room. I’m not sure why, but it feels like the right thing to do. We’ve just taken the kids to the African Safari in Oita, Japan. Here’s a google maps link for those that … More Oita African Safari Park