“Martin, this will be the first time so many of us have exhibited at a ‘cancelled’ Expo. Now that’s what I call virtual!”
I suppose the fact that this is now June 2020 means that I did scale that mountain. Others I know and care about are just at the foothills, a long and difficult ascent ahead.
I’m pretty confident that my Dufry Isle of Wight Offshore Duty Free store, paying a healthy rent (variable of course) to the local authorities, could add a whole lot to tourism and spending numbers.
There is always North Korea, where not a single case is reported, but I am just a little worried about the reliability of that number and also Pyongyang’s appeal as a holiday destination.
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.