8, Jun 2024
Something’s amiss

Airbnb, like Uber, needs to grow up. The hospitality platform’s systematic failure to follow rules is not only damaging its reputation but it is damaging our perception and understanding of how the web is supposed to work..

25, May 2024
An Idea Factory

There is always more to building a business than one anticipates. Growth is generally a painful process with many companies failing due to a communication breakdown at one stage or another. Change is the only constant and when you start adding people to the mix, it can get really complicated.…

21, May 2024
Thai food

Nong Prue in Kanchanaburi is well known for the authentic country cooking on offer in the town. And particularly for the termite mushrooms which appear after the rains in July through to September. It is a typical farming community well off the tourist map. Little or no English is spoken…

21, May 2024
Changing lifestyles

Does the internet negatively impact on our interpersonal communication and interactions? Or is this just a reaction based on our inherent suspicion, rejection and fear of change? Technology has changed the way we live, what we do and how we do it. Change is a constant. It is inevitable and…

21, May 2024
The first mistake

Most people make the same fundamental mistake starting out on the net. They get things all mixed up. Back to front, upside down, inside out. It has to do how one relates. How one uses the available tools. The internet is a communication tool. Nothing more. A resource that connects…

5, May 2024
Rose Gardens

Despite having left it a bit late this year, she wants to visit a rose garden. And a quick search gave us three gardens in and around Hampshire and West Sussex. As well as a whole lot of questions which we will address, starting with Mottisfont. Established as an Augustinian…

22, Mar 2024
Khao Jod Coffee

Khao Jod Coffee is a single estate Arabica coffee which is grown in the Si Sawat district Kanchanaburi.

3, Mar 2024
Orkney Islands

Orkney, also known as the Orkney Islands, is an archipelago in the Northern Isles of Scotland, situated off the north coast of the island of Great Britain. Orkney is 10 miles north of the coast of Caithness and has about 70 islands, of which 20 are inhabited. The largest island,…

3, Mar 2024
Shetland Isles

For the visitor, Shetland offers the opportunity for adventure and a return to nature – with epic coastal hikes, deserted white-sand beaches and a rich array of wildlife, from otters and orcas to Shetland ponies and bustling gannet colonies. You might come for some of the islands’ famous events, from…