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Awesome Superyachts: Nero

Its been a while, but I thought I would continue my little series on impressive superyachts. This is one that is very different to the first one (which was the ultra modern SeaForceOne). The absolutely beautiful Nero is however not old. Just not modern. She is in fact brand new, having been constructed in 2008 […]

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What I do all day (3)

Recent beet.tv interview with me talking about audiences and video. http://www.beet.tv/2013/04/groupm-xaxis.html

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What I do all Day (2)

Good video from a recent panel I participated on with Rubicon and the other agency trade desks at AdWeek Europe. Well moderated and good discussion. Worth a look. http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xydai3_agency-trading-desks-guaranteed-delivery-the-1st-annual-real-time-trading-update-from-europe-s-buy-s_news#.UX5k0LXvtSK

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Book Review: The Devil In The White City by Erik Larson

Let me say right upfront that I absolutely loved this book. As someone who has spent 3 months living in Chicago, it was fascinating to read about the history, especially presented in this historical fiction format. Larson intertwines the two separate tales of the Devil and the White City, as well as the separate tales […]

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Book Review: Matterhorn by Karl Marlantes

Wow. What a fantastic book. I could not put it down. I’m not really an avid reader of history or war books, but was travelling in Cambodia at the time, and had read lots of books about that country, when I decided a dose of Vietnam war would help with context. I have no idea […]

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Japanese Light Trucks

Japan is great. I was very lucky to go there for work many years ago. More than any other country I have been to, it is like landing on an alien  planet.  Almost nothing is familiar, the entire country seems to move at a different pace and in a different way to the rest of […]

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Shard

Over the past year we in London have all been watching the shard take shape. I have a splendid view of proceedings from my office window, so have watched it on a daily basis. From the angle that I look at it from, it looks like the Bat Building, with ears. So the BBC video on […]

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Twin Towers

Someone showed me this years ago, and it really is quite scary. If you take a 5, 10, 20 and 50 dollar bill, and fold them in exactly the same way, you get frightening representations of iconic U.S. Government buildings and the trees that surround them, being turned into images of the attack on the […]

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Old Market, Siem Reap

These photos were taken on an end-of-rainy season trip to a local market for local people this year in Siem Reap in Cambodia. The Old Market is a great mixture of colourful stalls, merchandise and characters. All images are subject to copyright.

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Typewriter Nostalgia

Recently on a trip to New York, we had a chance to swing across the bridge to Brooklyn and check out the Brooklyn Flea. Wow am I glad we did. We discovered a whole world of people who are casting aside the trappings of the digital age, and returning to a time when things worked […]

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