Monthly Archives: April 2014

Lunch @ Millennium, Ingelheim

All this – plus an espresso – for €28. Even have fish knives…..  

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Remember that mate of mine who lived next door to the hooker? (He used to refer to her affectionately as TWND – The Whore Next Door.) Well, she and her family sold the place recently to …a young couple who … Continue reading

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Good going….

Front page of the Mainzer Allgemeine Zeitung, a daily newspaper with a circulation of 200,000, a readership of 500,000 and a regional market penetration of close to 40% of the German-speaking population over the age of 14. In 12 words … Continue reading

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“Prices are like chewing gum…

Once they’re stuck to the floor, it’s difficult to get them off” In a previous life, I did revenue management and pricing for airlines(rather successfully, by all accounts, given that Air New Zealand once offered me a senior role in … Continue reading

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Want to give your kids a chance in life?

Then don’t call them DeShane or Aaliyah…

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Thai tearjerker

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In New York, Wall Street people know they’re pricks

In New York, Wall Street people know they’re pricks. In Los Angeles, Hollywood people are too stupid to know they’re pricks. In San Francisco, tech bros think they’re saving the world with their crackpot schemes aka “start-ups.” They’re the fucking … Continue reading

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Nephew. 30. Bachelor. Fridge.

Freezer: Fish fingers. Pizza. Icecream.;

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And a slap on the wrist with a wet bus ticket

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Not that I see the point, but…..

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