A Tale of Resilience Prepare to be captivated by a story that has more twists and turns than a rollercoaster ride. It's a heart-wrenching tale of betrayal, financial ruin, and the indomitable spirit required to stage a jaw-dropping comeback. Brace yourselves as we delve into the extraordinary journey of one resilient individual.
Leathers and Feathers As a kid in Salford life was great, but at times it could be tough. Not tough like the girly stories you hear from working class heroes. Proper tough. And it didn’t help when your parents dropped you in it with your mates. Your mates were without doubt the toughest audience of all.
Unraveling the Dark Side of Covid, Vaccines, and the Puzzling Truth In the hushed corners of the world, whispers echo of a sinister plot lurking behind the global pandemic that has gripped our lives for far too long. Beyond the headlines, there exists a world of conjecture, where theories weave a tapestry of fear and suspicion. Today, we embark on a journey to explore the hidden realms of Covid, the enigmatic vaccines, and the unsettling tales that encircle them. Brace yourself for an expedition into the depths of conspiracy theories, sudden ailments, and the voices that question everything we thought we knew.
Steam Trips and Whistles My Dad was a barber and always had Wednesday afternoons off. He was born in a place called Droylesden, out to the east of Manchester, close to something I never really got to see much - countryside.
Rising Above Adversity - The Power of Love and Support
Billy the Bully Billy the bully. A total nutter. Dressed like the scruffy kid from the movie Kes.
The Thrilling Ups and Downs of Startups In the world of startups, there exists a tale of struggle, hardship, failure, and success. It's a journey that encompasses the full spectrum of emotions and experiences. From performing for food to sleeping under desks, from facing adversity to celebrating outrageous success, the path of an entrepreneur is filled with twists and turns. In this article, we'll explore the remarkable journey of making change happen and the invaluable lessons it imparts.
Things Are Not Always What They Seem A cameraman friend of mine, Gabe, received a call from an old friend of his, Blake, who needed a favour. He was having some issues with his website and development team. He wanted to meet to discuss matters more fully.
Euro Article - Be Careful What You Wish For Be careful what you wish for, you just might get it. I wrote an article in February this year titled ‘where have all the heroes gone’ hoping for Britain to be brave and believe in itself. I was as surprised as everyone when last week we did exactly that.
Euro Article - Where have all the heroes gone? UK referendum on Europe, will tech opportunities be in or out? In light of the upcoming referendum, I recently briefed my US colleagues on the situation as I see it and, amid the coming noise, were there tech opportunities?I have always believed that Europe’s strength lay in its diversity, its competitiveness, its friendly rivalry, its cooperation, copying the best practices of neighbours, its independent pride and patriotism. It’s not news that, generally, most Brit’s have a sweeping disregard for politicians. None more so than the power hungry expense cheating Mandarins of Brussels. How can it be just, that such ‘suits’ fairly control the affairs of a variety of sovereign states from afar. History shows us that they clearly can’t. Just look at Greece, the founders of democracy, the home of heroes like Hercules and Achilles, currently being bullied by bureaucrats from Brussels. These EU megalomaniacs are removing all…
Privacy & Security Article - Watch the Watchers Imagine that someone was watching you, eavesdropping on your entire family, all of their emails, texts, thoughts, ideas, photographs and listening into every phone call. Imagine how you’d feel. Imagine that if, after challenging them, they managed to bully you and bully your loved ones, because they were bigger, smarter, richer, more articulate, more powerful, more popular. Angry?
Christmas Carols - What the Dickens has happened to Christmas? The visual feast of Christmas carollers stood under a lamplight, warming their hands on an open fire. What better way is there of celebrating Christmas than hearing such splendid songs and maybe singing along with our friends. What a lovely, traditional way of bridging the centuries, connecting us to our forefathers, who sang the same songs all those Christmases ago.
Charities CLICK SHOP DONATE: Leveraging online shoppers to increase donor funding. Reblogged from MDG Review 2012.
Being Direct Sometimes Pays Off Just after nearly losing my shirt in the financial collapse, sparked by Lehman Brothers, I was the subject of much harassment for payment of all manner of outstanding bills. Massive bills in many instances. The worst by far being the persistent, pestering of collectors.
Inspired So there we were, 6 men in an oak panelled boardroom, sat around an enormous mahogany table, staring in disbelief at each other and a speakerphone.
Spotting Clowns For a while I worked at a University, in the Computer Laboratory. The Uni had a brilliant but totally accident-prone Safety Officer.
Strengths & Weaknesses So here we are at 30,000 feet flying to Utah.
What goes on in Vegas I left the Rev and my adopted and super LDS family to fly to meet an old friend ‘Big Geoff’ in Vegas. He was a big man in stature as well as personality. He was well known in Vegas, I guess a smaller high roller. But the management loved him.
Wipe your mouth One of my old business partners, ‘The Reverend’ was a very senior Mormon.