FOREIGN CURRENCY


Investing & Money
piece written on the 3rd June 2014 by  
For those of you who follow my blog, you'll recall my post on opening an International bank account and that I've been playing around with the idea around foreign investment. A quick reminder, I wanted to diversify my portfolio so I moved a sum of money over to the UK and am looking at the various options ...

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JAMES ANDERSON


Personal & Lifestyle
piece written on the 27th May 2014 by  
You all know I'm a serious sucker for people who are amazing at singing and dancing. This evening I came across a teenager called James Anderson who is an absolutely incredible singer. He's been around for a while, but this is the first time I've really trolled his YouTube channel. Have a listen to some of these covers he's done, artists like Lorde, Usher and Adele. ...

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ROGER FEDERER PLAYING TENNIS WITH GOOGLE...


Personal & Lifestyle
piece written on the 24th May 2014 by  
For those of you who know me well, you'll know that I started playing tennis again. After playing tennis throughout school on quite a high level, I decided that I would like to give it a go again. I've hired a coach and every Wednesday I'm out there getting punished, but I'm loving it! Since starting lessons again I've spent time watching one of my favourite players, Roger Federer. There are thousands of awesome Y...

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TWITTER INTRODUCES MUTE FEATURE


Technology
piece written on the 12th May 2014 by  
I think it's quite clear that social networks are becoming incredibly busy places that require effort to cut through the noise and find useful information. It's for this reason that circles and lists were created, but Twitter wants to take this a step further by offering a mute feature. ...

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EXCELLENT COLLABORATION TOOL –...


Marketing & Business, Technology
piece written on the 5th May 2014 by  
Our world is becoming smaller and smaller through the use of technology. Companies are being formed around the world by members who live across the world from each other. This is making the requirement for remote collaborative work more important and sought after than ever. There are plenty of collaborative tools on the Internet, but a new application called ...

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2 SOCIAL MEDIA BROWSER EXTENSIONS YOU...


Technology
piece written on the 3rd May 2014 by  
Browser extensions that assist with time and productivity are always at the top of my list. There are two new extensions that I've been using in conjunction with my social media efforts: Instagram for Chrome and ...

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APP REVIEW: DROPLR


Technology
piece written on the 2nd May 2014 by  
Over the months I've come across some interesting applications, some of which I've reviewed: FireChat (I'm not sure this one is going to take off), Hemingway App (still very useful) and ...

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TWITTER = FACEBOOK = MYSPACE


Technology
piece written on the 28th April 2014 by  
I was updating my social network profiles the other afternoon using multiple screens to ensure that my profiles all look similar in terms of branding. Whilst doing this I noticed that Twitter and Facebook have started to look awfully similar. I was then very interested to see that a friend of mine, Ross, had ...

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BEGINNER BONSAI COURSE


Personal & Lifestyle
piece written on the 26th April 2014 by  
Bishopsford Bonsai Nursery hold various courses through out the year. These courses cover all sorts of topics and are available to beginners, intermediate and advanced folk. I've attended an advanced course before on creating forests, but today I booked myself for a beginner course to go back to basics and refresh the memory on how to prune, plant, ...

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WAYS TO CONTROL YOUR DEBT. REASON 5 IS...


Investing & Money
piece written on the 22nd April 2014 by  
I read an article total on the Times Live website where the head of financial wellness at Momentum, Estelle Scholtz-Mare, said that South Africans are spending 76% of their income on debt. The article is fueled from the point of view that because of the debt people aren't saving. What's worse is that it's reported that 24% of the loans were in arrears of 30 days or more and 16% of the borrowers had missed repaymen...

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