Category Archives: Opinion

Purdahtory

So that is it, a General Election has been called in the UK. Ahead of us we now have 6 weeks of campaign, wall-to-wall TV coverage, lots of promises and being told how things will be so much better if … Continue reading

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Inflection Inflation

This week, I’ve been out and about again, discussing, solutions for customers in financial difficulty. It was all very interesting. Yet outside of the event itself, what struck me was how the price of everything has leapt up, there has … Continue reading

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Search is dead, long live search

It was a bank holiday this weekend, and, for what felt like the first time this year, a strange, warm orange ball appeared in the sky. Travelling into town, this had clearly caught everyone with a sense of surprise. Everyone … Continue reading

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Time flies – eventually

Last week I had an evening trip down to London. As it was after work, after a full day and with the travel, well I felt like skipping it… it would be easier to stay local. However, a casual unrelated, … Continue reading

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It’s dark outside

This past weekend, I spent some time on YouTube catching up on talks and stumbled across an excellent concept from Maggie Appleton and her talk at the FFconf conference in Brighton relating to the Dark Forest theory and our interactions … Continue reading

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January Fever – Emerging from hibernation

January has ended, and it certainly felt like a long month. I’m not sure why, but after the holidays, time seems to slow down, even though everything is super busy. The saying goes, “Time flies when you’re enjoying yourself,” which, … Continue reading

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Looking forward to 2024?

It lasts but a moment, that fleeting time between the end of 2023 and looking forward to 2024. By the time the 2nd rolls around, and certainly by the end of the week, the wheels will have started turning again, … Continue reading

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A plan for Jan… to carry on jingling

With the year winding down, in contrast, I have been finding that everything activity-wise has been winding up… getting busier rather than slowing down. This has meant a fair bit of rushing around, setting and meeting deadlines and of course … Continue reading

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The Dancing Team

Last week, I made the journey down to London to see ABBA Voyage. Beyond the music, which was a lot of fun, the staging and the show were outstanding… world-class, in fact… they threw everything at it. What made it … Continue reading

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Be more dog… or more cat?

It is an age-old icebreaker question, one that is safe to discuss (unlike sport and certainly politics) and almost as classic as discussing the weather: ‘Are you a dog person or a cat person?’ Most people seem to identify with … Continue reading

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