I am a sucker for good advertising. I also wake up sometimes in the middle of the night. That’s a dangerous combination, because I end up watching all those informercials on TV, and want to buy anything that sells itself well. No, I don’t mean Tony Little’s Gazelle, or the Bowflex Treadclimber. Workout machines and […]

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Enemy at the Gates


At the weekend I watched Enemy at the Gates, a film about the Battle of Stalingrad in 1942. It was a pretty good film, especially as it did not involve the British or Americans, which is rare for a mainstream war flick. The thing that got me were the final credits. After the first set […]

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{begin business travel rant} I am currently in the Big Apple, NYC. Hotels here are overpriced at the best of times, but you would think they would be more geared up to business travel. Here are some examples of some crappy things so-called “business” hotels do: Fax machine in the room – dude, like the […]

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Magic Kingdom


Over Easter I spent time in Orlando visiting the theme parks – without kids (well, any of my own), I may hasten to add. It’s a completely manufactured place, but none the worse for that. As long as you suspend disbelief for a while everything is great (just like Bermuda). There were some interesting sights […]

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