Monthly Archives: February 2011

The Secret of Successful Entrepreneurship – LUCK!

“Luck surrounds us every day; we are constantly having lucky things happen to us, whether you recognize it or not. I have not been any more lucky or unlucky than anyone else. The difference is when luck came my way, … Continue reading

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Past to Present

I have caught the ‘de-clutter and organise’ bug this year and during this process have organised my insanely huge collection of books, photographs and music. This led me to my boxes of audio cassettes from 20 years ago, music that … Continue reading

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Q & A with Vikas Swarup

What an incredible opportunity to join acclaimed author Vikas Swarup in a candle-lit night of Q&A at Amandari, Ubud, where he recounted the writing of the novel that shot him to paperback stardom and the consequent making of the award-winning … Continue reading

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Not-So-White Water Rafting

Finally here we were, packed like cattle and hanging on for dear life in an open truck all geared up in life jackets, helmets and oars, while steep unpaved roads wound uphill and then downhill towards the river: a hugely … Continue reading

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Paragliding in Puncak

Fear lasted for only a second just before I jumped off the cliff! And then I was airborne with the breeze in my face and the wonderfully green Pucak valley spread out below me a 360 degree panorama. Have you … Continue reading

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Leeches, Rafting and Floating restaurants

Leeches! Yes that was a black little worm stuck on my shin. I almost jumped out of my skin. There was no salt at hand while trekking in the protected forest up at Gunung Gede-Pangrango, to put over the leech. … Continue reading

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Green Technology Saves Trees

The overuse of “Green” may have you seeing red, but hype is a normal part of the evolution of new technologies. The issues driving the need for Green IT are real, and growing. Green computing or green IT, refers to … Continue reading

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