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The facination of the media for Redemption

re·demp·tion: An act of redeeming or the state of being redeemed. Deliverance; rescue. Theology. deliverance from sin; salvation. Atonement for guilt. Repurchase, as of something sold One of the online … Continue reading

July 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

Golf – Accepting professional mediocrity in a hobby/sport

I had the occasion to be at the Australian PGA Open in Coolum, Australia on the weekend of the 26th November. The Final days play, the top 72 golfers in pairs for … Continue reading

November 30, 2011 · Leave a comment

Not a good day to be a minor league tall poppy. #1 in a series.

Today we bring you  Rabon Khan  and  Rachel Smalley (1) Raybon Khan. Who seems to set himself as Mr.People, some brainpower gifted individual who urbane toss-offs speak to and for … Continue reading

September 18, 2011 · Leave a comment

The daughter has an job in mind

It does seem that neither of them want to achieve mediocrity, and they do seem to get that a house, two cars, two kids and a cat isn’t exactly “living the dream” for the parents. I’m hoping to be a kept man in my dotage.

September 16, 2011 · Leave a comment

Build it and they will come.

Or Not. I’m talking about “Party Central” on the wharves in  Auckland.  A structure designed to hold 12,000 people with an invited audience of the whole city. And what happens when … Continue reading

September 16, 2011 · Leave a comment

Funding and Self-Sustaining organizations – the 2011 Edition

I’ve already written on this: https://pdubyah.wordpress.com/2009/09/21/funding-and-self-sustaining-organizations/   From the NZ Herald today : Fashion Week’s opening night was swimming along in champagne until managing director Pieter Stewart burst the bubble … Continue reading

August 31, 2011 · Leave a comment

Corporately hijacked

The whole fiasco surrounding the “Abstain” campaign that blew up and blew over the last week, which followed on the from the bizarre pricing of the replica All Black Jersey … Continue reading

August 21, 2011 · Leave a comment

Industry, Profession, Job?

in part as response to nonsense like this “Twitter is one that can be difficult to understand the benefit of sometimes – for the recruitment industry simply rolling out job … Continue reading

July 12, 2011 · Leave a comment

Funding and Self-Sustaining organizations

This is the 9th Annual Fashion week in Auckland. But the organizers were saying this year was hard since they found it difficult to come up with funding to stage … Continue reading

September 21, 2009 · 1 Comment

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