Monthly Archives: April 2012

Harry Potter

So after 2 weeks of pretty intensive traveling, tight schedules, house selling, tax negotiations, Web stuff, conference committees, receptions with, you know, important people, visits to first division journalistic players, seeing my mummy who is 89, seeing my brother and … Continue reading

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Bonnie

Bonnie was a very brave and faithful little dog who had a tragic end to her life. She is buried in a beautiful place, which I visited on my recent trip to France. God bless you Bonnie.

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The Shortest Night

I remember a film ┬ácalled The Longest Day about the D Day landings. I recently experienced the The Shortest Night with landings in Paris, Osaka and Naha. I first fly from Lyon to Paris across the Kodachrome yellow of French … Continue reading

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Far brighter than this gaudy melon-flower!

Oh, to be in England Now that April ‘s there, And whoever wakes in England Sees, some morning, unaware, That the lowest boughs and the brushwood sheaf Round the elm-tree bole are in tiny leaf, While the chaffinch sings on … Continue reading

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St Dude Arthaud

So I spend a perfect Sunday in the home of the McGillivrays. They have a chateau called Sothonod. The mighty St Dude Arthaud was born here in 1101. http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthaud_de_Belley It is a wonderful house packed with curios. We eat like … Continue reading

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Such Pain

During the conference I stayed at a fancy hotel. For some reason I thought that we did not get breakfast with the room and as the breakfast cost 1,00000,000, Euros I did not partake but grabbed a croissant on the … Continue reading

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Porn and Bagpipes

I am at a big web conference and a colleague mentions that at an upcoming conference in San Francisco the dinner will be held in the San Francisco Armory, which is now famous as a porn movie studio. The entertainment … Continue reading

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