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The Height of Nonsense

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This quote came to mind this afternoon from an Arabic novel I read a while ago by the Tunisian writer Ahlam Mosteghanemi. The quote goes something like this:“Nothing hears the most nonsense in the world as a painting hanging in a museum”or in Arabic: “لا شئ يسمع الحماقات الأكثر في العالم مثل لوحة في متحف”Ahlam MosteghanemiI feel like that painting sometimes when I’m sat in front of some customers who want my service, but …

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Keeping Goals in Sight

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I fell upon this post in my drafts folder here. I started writing it on 16 June 2016. Re-reading it now, it still holds true, though I didn’t follow its concept completely over the last couple of years. This is a good reminder to take note of the process and put the next half of the year in perspective and note down the goals I want to achieve for this generally miserable year.Time to make …

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iOS14 turns on your car AND makes your toast!

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Just saw the announcement for the soon to be released – well, in the autumn – iOS14. It has so many new features, but the one that grabbed my attention is its ability to unlock your car (if it’s equipped with CarKit) and start its engine as well as your ability to share keys from your Apple wallet to others too!Amazing!Time to buy an Apple equipped car!Can’t wait 😉 …

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Trust

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There is no doubt that smart phones have become a trusty companions. No one would think of leaving their homes without theirs. And it stands to reason given the amount of functions that a smart phone provides; everything from email, to diaries, to calendars to a personal camera and basic communications as well of course. It facilitates life and modern living. What one cannot do on their mobile phones is simply not worth doing. Well. Almost anyway.It …

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