Judge & jury

How often do you judge strangers on a daily basis?
How often do you judge co-workers?
What right do we have to judge anyone at all?

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What happens in Vegas travels around the world

We arrived in Vegas on Sunday afternoon, Oct 1, and we went to a show that night at the MGM at 7pm. We came out around 8:30pm. A few hours later, unfortunately, history was made…

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Wake up & smell the coffee!

What’s the first thought that enters your mind when you wake up in the morning?

Do you look forward to the day ahead, or do you skip the weekdays and only look ahead to the weekend?

Do you think of those pesky tasks on your to-do list and immediately start dreading them?

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2017

Last year I posted about not having New Year’s resolutions… hastily constructed, alcohol-fueled, forgotten tomorrow, whinge, rant and so on. I’ll admit this post is me backtracking a little, but I’m cool with that.

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Black Mirror

A while ago, I watched an episode of Black Mirror (S1 E3 – The Entire History of You) and it was about inserting a tiny device into the base of your skull, allowing you to revisit and replay your memories. You could even bring the memories up on a screen for other people to watch. During a replayed memory, you could even zoom in on people on the other side of the room who would have barely entered your consciousness at the time. So in one scene the protagonist, Liam, applied a lip-reading ‘app’ to his memory to find out what two people were talking about.

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A different perspective

Sometime it’s nice to get a different perspective on things.

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In Indonesia, everyone’s a millionaire!

Sitting down to dinner tonight in Ubud, Indonesia, it dawned on Sel and I that Indonesia has no concept of what a millionaire is.

Why? Because 1,000,000 rupiah is the equivalent of about 96 Aussie bucks.

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