Tuesday, 19 November 2013

The Gettysburg Address – some speeches are more equal than others!

Occasionally, just occasionally, a moment in history transcends the context of the moment it existed in. 150 years ago today, Abraham Lincoln delivered one of the most important, and most referenced, speeches in history. It wasn’t a long speech. It wasn’t a well-written piece of oratory. But it captured the spirit of the birth of a united nation.

Monday, 11 November 2013

Remember remember the moustache of Movember!

Chevron, Dali, Fu Manchu, Handlebar, English, Imperial, Horseshoe, Mexican,
Pencil, Toothbrush, Walrus!

It's OK you are reading this correctly, and no, we haven't lost the plot.

Thursday, 7 November 2013

0-60 in 1,893,456,000 seconds

That’s not fast is it and it’s not going to set the Guinness Book of Records into a land speed record tailspin?

So why does it feel that, the very moment you turn 59, those seconds just seem to fly by, accelerating towards a milestone that, in all honesty, most people simply refuse to talk about