It’s better than TV

I was listening to Radio  Five Live on the BBC this morning. There was a story about AOL buying Bebo for USD850m.  The story focussed however on Balderton Capital – the only institutional investor in Bebo.  Balderton provided first-round financing of USD15m to acquire a 15.7% stake in May 2006.  They will now make a return of 9 times that on their investment. The story […]

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6 days until the A380

Being quite a geeky person when it comes to some things I just wanted to let you all know that in 6 days I am going on the inaugural  A380 Singapore Airlines flight from Singapore to London.  And I’m really looking forward to it! There are some things I really like about living in Singapore and one that comes close to the top of the […]

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Carl at home….. with a woman…

A friend and colleague sent me (and some of our other colleagues) an email the other day.  The subject header was:     ‘Carl at home… with a woman…’ And it was just the cartoon image that you see on the left. I think he was what psychologists would call – ‘Projecting’ ….Psychology …..To externalize and attribute (an emotion or motive, for example) unconsciously to […]

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Call of Duty 4 is Incredible

I recently finished playing Call of Duty 4.  I’ve played Games on Computers and consoles for years – my earliest memories being catching falling arrows in a little green line drawing truck on a BBC computer, the tennis paddle game on a TV at a friend’s house and also  Manic Miner. But I have never been really into them and my playing has come in […]

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Thai Express are fantastic (at least at Junction 8)

Something completely non-techy and nothing to do with anything really.  But I just wanted to say ‘well done’ to people who deserve it. I just sent this email to Thai Express (a cheap and fast Thai food restaurant chain here in Singapore where I get take out sometimes) Hi A few months ago I moved to Bishan and often end up walking home via Junction […]

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