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The Starfish Story – and the moral is?

The Starfish Story – and the moral is?

Posted on15. Jul, 2010 by .

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At Liverpool Anglican Cathedral, Queen star Brian May Chancellor of Liverpool John Moores University related the Starfish Story as part of the 15th July 2010 Graduation Ceremony for the Business School. It’s a great story that it deserves a mention While walking along a beach, an elderly gentleman saw someone in the distance leaning down, […]

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Immortality – Is it achievable?

Immortality – Is it achievable?

Posted on08. Jul, 2010 by .

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OK… I’m not talking about physically living forever, a la Highlander or even living for an incredibly long time, Methuselah or Dorian Grey fall into this category, but more, being remembered after death…. yes, I know they are all fictional characters etc…. I guess what started me off on this line of thought was reading […]

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Not many solar powered Mobile Phones around.

Not many solar powered Mobile Phones around.

Posted on05. Jul, 2010 by .

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To my surprise there are very few solar powered mobile phones in the market place, and even fewer that I would like to own. Samsungs’s contribution, the nice looking Blue Earth S7550 is designed to symbolize a flat and well rounded shiny pebble, made from recycled plastic called PCM, which is extracted from water bottles, […]

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Is what we strive for Delusional?

Is what we strive for Delusional?

Posted on05. Jul, 2010 by .

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I was listening to the radio today in the car when an item caught my attention. 1000 plus members of the Spirit of Shankly (SOS) met in Liverpool to implore the present 2 American owners of Liverpool FC to sell and more to the point sell to them. The 2 points of interest here are […]

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Fuel – A different way of thinking?

Fuel – A different way of thinking?

Posted on23. Jun, 2010 by .

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All it needs is the desire from Government and vested interests to make change happen…After all no one is going to give up their cars are they?
Lets take if for what it is the whole Gulf fiasco is a wake up call for us all.

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Who is Amy?

Who is Amy?

Posted on21. Jun, 2010 by .

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Raising public awareness and advancing research for the life-threatening and terminal blood disease amyloidosis.

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Dear Mr Gates – Inspiration starts somewhere?

Dear Mr Gates – Inspiration starts somewhere?

Posted on17. May, 2010 by .

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Dear Mr Gates, First of all may I call you Bill – you see, I feel as if I know you so well, having bought your many excellent products over the years. Let me get straight to the point, Bill. I feel the world in general and the business world in particular needs a champion. […]

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Urban Plant Ninjas and Green Bombs

Urban Plant Ninjas and Green Bombs

Posted on01. May, 2010 by .

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Doing you bit for the environment or even making the place a brighter, nicer place to live takes all sorts. Keith Stewart, an artist, writes “I live on a council estate in Birmingham UK. In our ‘Covert’, as they gayly named our ‘street/cul-de-sac/huddle of houses’, there is a central reservation [so cars go round instead […]

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A message from Earth

A message from Earth

Posted on26. Apr, 2010 by .

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A message from Earth My son, Andrew is writing a series of letters from himself to Aliens, he writes in a tongue in cheek manner in what promises to be an entertaining set of observation about humans, what we are, how we interact and such like. Which got me thinking what would Alien observers looking […]

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Climate Change… an observation!

Climate Change… an observation!

Posted on17. Apr, 2010 by .

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 I’m confused… there I’ve said it. Confused, because I’ve seen opinions about what will happen and what are the consequences and absolutely masses of information on what needs to be done….plus  we are all experiencing price hikes… and surcharges on plane usage, like an increase in fares is going to stop people flying and help […]

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