The sun was persistently making its way towards setting, casting long shadows that ducked and dived over lush green rolling hills that were intermingled with native bush. No artwork or picture can capture such beauty. Just 30 minutes later, the sun had set and its intensity was made known by illuminating some high streaky strata … More Natures artwork
Imagine living in Iraq at the moment. Imagine going to the markets and always having to scan the people around you, always wondering if that guy is the next suicide bomber. Think for a moment about the shock and outrage as news filters around the city of another 200 people being killed in your city … More In other news 200 people die in Iraq…
Since its Easter I thought I would share two notions that have spun around in my mind over the last week. Awe… I love going for a ralk (part run, mostly walk) by the river. I love the fresh air, the smell from the wet autumn leaves and the sunshine that breaks through the natural … More Some Easter heresy?
Bessemer Venture Partners is perhaps one of America's oldest venture capital firm, carrying on an unbroken practice of venture capital investing that stretches back to 1911. They have a "Anti-Portfolio" section on their website discussing some of the names they have passed on in the Venture Capital stage. Just small names like Apple, eBay, Fedex, … More VC: The ones that got away!
Come to the edge. We might fall. Come to the edge. It's too high!Come to the edge! And they came, and he pushed …… and they flew. – Christopher Logue I have just finished my sixth book for the year, Seth Godins "Free Prize Inside" (and it actually has one). It is a book that … More Free Prize Below
Mainfreight today announced that they have conditionally sold Pan Orient Project Logistics business and its 75% interest in LEP (New Zealand and Australia) to global logistics company Agility Group for A$83 million. It is the last of the non core Owens businesses to be sold. The funds released from the sale will be used by … More Setting up in Australia
One of my friend's parents could not get home the other day because of the flooding in the Far North and for some reason I had this urge to fly over the region and see it first hand. I love floods, they amaze me! If only I had my pilots licence and fine weather and … More Nature, floods and awe!