This weekend was the start of Chinese year 4707, which is Year of the Ox in the Chinese zodiac. As always we celebrated the Lunar New Year with 2 dinners, one on the evening and one on the new years Continue reading Celebrating Lunar New Year and Long Life with Tam Kwai Lan
which translates as : “Flourishing both in sunshine and shade” which is the Irving clan family motto, as my sister has reminded me thanks to a trip she took in the summer to visit our Uncle Ken and Aunt Margaret. Continue reading Sub Sole, Sub Umbra, Virens
because “existing companies are more likely to miss new opportunities” or to quote from The Economist leader on November 22 (2008) All you need is cash : One reason why downturns tend to be good times to launch new businesses Continue reading reason number 36 why its a good time to do a startup
This was our first trip back in exactly 7 years, having been there in at this date in the days before that awful day. We have only just resumed traveling to the “States” again, a combination of things, including the Continue reading A brief Trip to NYC
Via CBC we have the sad news that visionary Arthur C. Clarke has passed away at age 90. Best known as a Science fiction writer for the novel of the movie “2001: A Space Odyssey”, he wrote many, many, other Continue reading Arthur C. Clarke has gone to the great geostationary obrit in the sky.