I have been fortunate (twice) to see the best rock and roll band that ever strutted the planet, the Rolling Stones, in concert. The first time, 16th July 1990, at Cardiff Arms Park, was possible only because the band had to cancel a few Wembley gigs due to Keith Richards’s injured hand, meaning they threw on the Cardiff...Read More
The #icebucketchallenge is the viral social media event of the year, and unless you’ve been hiding under a rock these past few weeks, you’ve probably seen countless videos in your news feeds or read about it online, in the paper or on TV news. I succumbed last Sunday. My kids enjoyed the set up and...Read More
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n_hFgI1pK_k&w=601&h=338] I often take the train from Stirling Station into work in the city, but I was not there earlier this week when a commuter got his leg stuck in the gap between the edge of the platform and the train. (see video above, or click here). Poor chap – he was one of the...Read More
Fifteen years ago, Lisa and I attended an unforgettable ‘Night with Barry Humphries‘ at the Regal Theatre with a few friends. Having just graduated with my MBA I was back teaching full time and for some reason I was not enjoying it anymore. I didn’t know why, but I was getting around to the notion that a...Read More
March 22nd, 2010, Perth. The largest storm in 50 years tears through suburbia leaving a $100mn clean up operation. The largest hail stones ever witnessed in Perth (upwards of 6cm wide) fell with relentless force in under an hour, knocking out power to 150,000 homes. In some areas 55mm of rain fell in one hour,...Read More
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Wq5MHIRWqQ&w=590&h=430] OK, if you’ve read any of these posts before you get the feeling I like the noble ancient game of cricket. Well, it’s summer here and the local team has just finished top of the league and has a home semi final tomorrow. But anyway… an ex student of mine (now all grown...Read More
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