My mother broke my heart and ruined my career aspirations at an early age when she told me, “Son, with a face like your’s, it has to be radio.”
Never before have I been so entranced by the rich colour of my roses, the yellows, whites, pinks and blood reds. Never before have I watched with such wonder the daily routine of the birds taking their daily sustenance from their feeders.
The name Aoraki means ‘Piercing through clouds’, a singularly appropriate phrase for what we sought to achieve, in attempting to scale new business heights and break through the dark clouds of COVID-19.
I was excited to receive a package in my Lockdown Bureau a few days back from Writers’ Tears that appeared to be a book, accompanied by a bar of soap. Were they trying to tell me something?
This government constantly urges us to clap for our carers while it carries direct responsibility for killing so many of them.
What movies would you show at your airport during the COVID-19 crisis?Here’s The Moodie Blog’s suggestions.
Work harder than you have ever worked in your life; don’t believe you have a right to survive – whole sectors have been hit, even eradicated by disrupters and Black Swans and the latter don’t come much blacker than COVID-19.
I saw the danger, yet I passed along the enchanted way; And I said, let grief be a fallen leaf at the dawning of the day: We pay tribute in words & music to Barry Geoghegan’s late mother.
Gerry Marsden would be reaching for his Pacemaker if he ever heard the travel retail reworking of his (and originally Rodgers & Hammerstein’s) song that became a famous Liverpool FC anthem.
The President of the United States last night gave a televised performance more befitting of the madman Lieutenant Commander Philip Francis Queeg in the 1954 film The Caine Mutiny.
You can’t keep a good man down. So there’s no way one of travel retail’s most irrepressible characters, Wild Tiger Rum founder Gautom Menon is going to let a global pandemic stop his non-stop innovation programme.
So if you’re walking down the street sometime/And spot some hollow ancient eyes/Please don’t just pass ‘em by and stare/As if you didn’t care, say, “Hello in there, hello”.
BKY and PAT have been experiencing big surges in weekend volumes, while traffic through WNC (which now offers direct connections to/from DNR and PAT) has hit unexpected all-time highs.