Plastic

I was reading a post on my sisters blog the other day about how to reduce plastic use which got me thinking. I always try to use local stores & farm shops, if we stop using them they will disappear, and their produce normally tastes better, a lot better than the supermarket stuff. However I…

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The iPod of Virtual Reality

This was the headline of an article to hit my inbox this morning. I was surprised when the VR in question was Oculus. I don’t know why I was surprised but I was, Oculus was the VR company bought by Facebook for $2.3 billion in 2014. “In nearly 15 years of writing about cutting-edge technology,…

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Got my fix

“Dude I caught my tube today!”, well not quite but I did get my first fix. My fix contained five items: Shorts 2 x Shirts (long & short sleeved) T shirt Polo shirt My initial reaction was that I would return them all, but StitchFix encourage you to try on all the items & leave…

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Kaizala

What is it? Kaizala is Microsoft’s new messaging app, on the surface introduced to rival WhatsApp. I haven’t used it but you can read about it here My first thoughts were, this is going to be another Microsoft flop like Windows phone or Zune (their portable music player to rival the iPod). I don’t think…

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Beyond Meat Inc

Today I bought some Beyond Meat stock for my pension. My core pension is cost dollar averaging the S&P500 each month. Outside of that I have a portfolio of stocks around themes that over the next 20 – 25 years will potentially be part of our everyday lives, think digital payments, crypto, weed, drones, alternative…

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