Address To The Toothache – Burns Night

Researching for my “Toast to the Lassies” at the Burns Supper at The Celtic Ross Hotel tonight, I came across this poem: Address To The Toothache My curse upon your venom’d stang, That shoots my tortur’d gums alang, An’ thro’ my lug gies mony a twang, Wi’ gnawing vengeance, Tearing my nerves wi’ bitter pang,Continue reading “Address To The Toothache – Burns Night”

Interaction Vs Transaction – from The Story of Telling

The Story of Telling is one of my top 10 business blogs, it always gives me something to consider either for myself or to pass on to my clients – and usually both. Today’s posting, Interaction v Transaction features The Big Issue magazine sellers ….But just because it works doesn’t mean it’s the best strategyContinue reading “Interaction Vs Transaction – from The Story of Telling”

We are NOT Goldfish

The Year End clear out – this from 2014! Has anything changed? I don’t know why I’m still surprised by people who use ad blockers but still spend money on advertising… Advertising is a huge source of the “data pollution” Fred Wilson talked about at LeWeb a few weeks ago. (See here, starting at about 23 minutesContinue reading “We are NOT Goldfish”

The Weekend Read. Silence by Erling Kagge.

I thought I would start the New Year with a mention for this absolute gem of a book. It follows on beautifully from Deep Work and Solitude which I have mentioned before. I am grateful to my neighbours Walt and Ann from the other side of the hill here at ReesAcres for their recommendation. TheyContinue reading “The Weekend Read. Silence by Erling Kagge.”