You Want To Buy?

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After studying business for the last 3 years (and travelling for a year) i’ve been told many ways to value something. My gained wisdom from it all is that nothing has independant value. Something is only worth how much somebody is willing to pay for it…and this is usually controlled by necessity (a man with […]

Yellowstone

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“Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them.” Bill Vaughan (1915-1977) Today’s quote of the day got me thinking about a passage in State of Fear (check out the looonnngggg comments by Ian and me…). The writer mentions the situation in Yellowstone National Park in the US. It […]

Death By Numbers

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A single death is a tragedy; a million deaths is a statistic. Joseph Stalin (1879 – 1953) Today’s quote is an interesting one. Although quite widely known…it’s still a good point (however ironic it may be coming from a murdering dictator!). But, it is very true. I’ve often thought that a film that shows you […]

Singapover

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Nearly got all my packing done, big box of stuff sent home…plane leaves in a few hours – it’s really over and finished now. This year has gone so quickly…but i guess every year does after it’s gone. However, i don’t regret 1 minute of it…it’s been a truly amazing year and i’ve had a […]

War

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Yes…i am a man who loves a good quote…so here is one for today… “I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.” Albert Einstein (1879 – 1955)

Changes

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I was filling my ‘relaxing’ time this morning by browsing some quotes online. I came across this little peach by “lord of peace Ghandi” (Whitefield, 2006)… “You must be the change you want to see in the world.” Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948) It reminded me that my mum must be as wise as the man himself…as […]