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Events

Startup festival

Yesterday I saw an ad in the papers looking for grannies to serve as judges for something called: the Startup festival: “It’s been said that if you want your startup to succeed, make sure your grandmother can understand it. In this era of technology-for-technology’s sake, a no-nonsense perspective and a simple, repeatable explanation are priceless. […]

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General

French and english prices

Interesting  observation online…I get Air Canada Vacations ads in both french and english. The french ads were on the average $400 more expensive for the same package (a romantic getaway to Rome for example). I kept going from one to the other, comparing the ads and scratching my head. The look was the same, the hotels were […]

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Travel

Club Med Florida

I have also been to Florida again, this time on the east coast at Club Med SandPiper on the St Lucie River. Great for tennis… and possibly golf too but otherwise a bit disappointing. They do run a sports academy for young athletes  from around the world in those 2 disciplines, which I found interesting but has no […]

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General

Update

Long time no write…. I was in Barcelona for a week and that story should materialize eventually…Otherwise I have been busy  with the usual life activities  but feel that I now have a better grip on things (for the time being) having disposed of all the winter accountrements: clothes and boots, shovels and salt buckets, […]