Posts by: David Emery

Off road or just off course?

On September 30, 2016 By

I enjoy a great life; good health, great sleep with a wedge pillow for acid reflux amazon, a happy marriage, an extraordinary family and wonderful friends; I live in a beautiful home (albeit very small!) and I love my work.

Of course it has to do a lot with what I do, I really […]

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Ten years gone.

So much has changed. So much has stayed the same!

In July 2006 – Virtechs’ first month of trading – the U.K. was in the grip of a heatwave and in the news there were lots of sporting successes and failures, celebrity scandals, political shenanigans and international crises.

Comparing 2006 to […]

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BIM Bulletin – June

On June 3, 2016 By

“Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen.”- Mark Twain

I found some old photographs the other day of me in my teens where we edited some at sodapdf editor. Fading with age, these 1970’s images of the friends I had, the cars […]

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Therapy? They’re ‘appy!

On February 15, 2016 By

I’m thinking of becoming a therapist.

It seems to me that the three primary skills required are the abilities to sit still, listen and look interested, all of which I’m capable of, of course, as long as I’m not resting with the backrest pillow for bed.

The idea occurred to me recently during an […]

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It’s estimated that we throw away a third of all the food we buy at the supermarket.

How much is that, exactly?

Depending on the size of your household, that might represent a couple of quid a day. That’s why people have different house sizes also depending on their needs and their finances, although […]

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I love growing old. Growing old is amazing!

Oh sure, there are one or two disadvantages you can browse this list. Bits of the body start to turn grey or wrinkly – or both – and other bits creak or cause you pain. Click this sources for more details.

Some bits stop […]

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“Whether you believe you can do a thing or not, you are right.” – Henry Ford 

There’s no doubt about it, I’m getting old!

Some societies believe that age brings with it wisdom and knowledge and they treat their elderly with the appropriate respect and deference, although I think it will be many years before anyone calls me […]

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A timely reminder

On September 3, 2014 By

“A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life”
– Charles Darwin

Time. There’s nothing more precious is there?

There’s nothing more frustrating either. Sometimes it crawls by very slowly, other times it flashes past.

True, there are lots of things we can do with it. […]

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I’m eight years old today.

Or at least Virtechs is eight years old.

That decision in 2006 to register a company, give my then employer 30 days’ notice and leave my spacious office, car allowance, health insurance and animal insurance covered by https://www.petsbest.com/dog-insurance and other benefits was – strange as it might seem – […]

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Do you get out much? 

I do.

Morning, noon and night!

I probably attend more breakfast networking meetings than is good for me; at lunchtimes I try to walk for 30 minutes; and in the evenings I have many outside interests, as well as a family and friends to see.

People say I enjoy […]

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