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HAPPY NEW YEAR - 2020

Friday, January 17, 2020

Well here we are one-fifth of the way through the 21st century. The “oldies” amongst us can clearly remember the global “panic” about the Y2K bug. Nobody knew whether the computerised clocks would click over to 1900 instead of 2000 at midnight on New Year’s Eve 1999. Would the planes fall out of the sky? Would the electronic world as we then knew it come to a crashing halt? Well, as it turned out nothing happened other than the software companies sold billions of dollars’ worth of “new” software to governments and industry in the lead up to the biggest non-event in human history. You really had to be there to appreciate the impact of it. Read More...

POMMY-LAND

Friday, June 21, 2019

Things in the wine world are always changing, even in ubber conservative Britain. Despite Brexit, or maybe because of it (who knows), the pommy wine world is undergoing a quiet revolution. Here are just some of the elements involved in this upheaval. Read More...