Daily Archives: October 11, 2011

It is nearly a year since I was involved in a ceremonial occasion, namely when the unit I had been with in Afghanistan marched through the streets of our local town when we returned. The support from the local population was humbling and it was truly one of the highlights of my military career so far. However, whenever you march to the sound of a band there is always the nagging fear that you will drift out of step of the drum. Read more

So I’m finally here - and I just about know my east LA from my west LA, my 10 from my 405, although the difference between the 110 and the 101 still needs some work! There are so many things to say about Los Angeles - but let’s start with “Blimey - this is an enormous city!” Which explains my need for wheels.

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This past weekend I celebrated the last birthday of my 20s with some of my MBA classmates and friends.  We went for some really tasty local cuisine at the “Dai Pai Dong” style restaurants at the North Point Market.  It was a great way to enjoy the local culture of Hong Kong and I think everyone had a great time. Read more