Natures artwork

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

Some Easter heresy?

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?

VC: The ones that got away!

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!

Free Prize Below

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

Setting up in Australia

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