I guess I’m writing this for a few reasons. One is to remember what this all felt like. The same reason I document a lot of passing moments. Another is to remember a most incredible woman. Few times in a persons life are as heart breaking as the death of a loved one. This was a good death though. While sat at my Grandmothers bedside and in the many years leading up to her last breath, we had … [Read more...] about Ofelia Matilde Battaglia. Nonna.
Inventing The Cocktail ‘Preach Insanity’
On the 10th of January 2013 @BennyCrime, @Dan_Bowsher and myself headed to an award winning cocktail bar in London called Callooh Callay. We were there because of my 40at40 list. We were there to ‘Invent a cocktail’. I recently found some video from the night.. I delivered my list of preferred ingredients and with the guidance of drinksmith Jack Hubbard, I invented a cocktail. The … [Read more...] about Inventing The Cocktail ‘Preach Insanity’
The Toshiba T1200. 19 years in a cardboard box and still working.
There's 26 years of design and innovation between these two laptops. The Toshiba T1200, my first ever laptop (need I say on the bottom) and the latest 11" Apple Macbook air on the top. Both still work, but I am finding that the Macbook air has a habit of needing a hard restart once in a while. I found the T1200 while clearing out the attic late last night. It's lived in 4 different attics … [Read more...] about The Toshiba T1200. 19 years in a cardboard box and still working.
13 Things to Remember for 2013
I'm not big on New Years resolutions but I do like to remind myself what's important. I thought if I were to write myself a list for the next 12 months I might be able to focus and make even more of the year ahead. Also, if I share it here, I might be more inclined to remember it. 13 Things to remember: 1. Life doesn't have to be complicated. Instead of taking on a whole heap of … [Read more...] about 13 Things to Remember for 2013
Santa is a Jedi
Well, lets face it, how could Santa possibly do what it is he does over Christmas if he wasn't a Jedi? You may also notice he has a red Lightsaber normally reserved for those over on the dark side. His is actually a festive Green in colour with an antler handle (don't ask) but on this particular assignment he needed to pose as an evil Santa to get close to Santa Maul. At least … [Read more...] about Santa is a Jedi