Apart from the history, the buildings, the food, the wine, the beauty and the quirky people, and just when you thought that you had seen everything, Provence keeps popping up with something unique and memorable. Truffle-hunting!
Book Review – #Thought Leadership by Liz Alexander, PhD and Craig Badings. It was probably inevitable that someone would end up writing a book Twitter style. Communications Professionals and Authors Craig Badings and Liz Alexander, have done just that. Thought Leadership is their buzz and their new book #Thought Leadership is sub-titled ‘140 prompts for [...]
We’ve already found out what the Hosties think about their passengers. But what do Hotel guests really want when they choose and check in to a hotel or guest house? GO Airport Express have just completed a study of guest what is their favourite freebie, a 57% rating said “Free WiFi”. A free breakfast is [...]
Have you ever sat on a plane and wondering what those hosties and gentlemen stewards are thinking? Whatever you do, don’t snap your fingers. “Passengers who click their fingers to get the staff’s attention” is the biggest gripe for a quarter of cabin crew (26 per cent), according to a new survey. The Skyscanner survey [...]
Malta. Middle of the Mediterranean Sea. Occupied for hundreds of years by marauding Ottoman Turks, Crusaders, the British – you name it. Some country you know has probably made an attempt at conquering the cluster of three islands – Malta, Gozo and Comino. Malta is not a destination that you think of when contemplating a [...]
Michael O’Leary of Ryanair – the world’s most profitable airline – says that Ryanair does three things well, no more, no less: “We arrive and leave on time, we give good fares [read: competitive], we do not lose your bags”. It’s a winning formula!
“When preparing to travel, lay out all your clothes and all your money. Then take half the clothes and twice the money.” In this day and age of every airline in the world looking for ‘added value’, this quote could not be truer.
It’s no wonder that the South African government, and, by implication, the ruling ANC party wants to pull the plug on Press Freedom and curtail reporting of the facts, dragging the country back into the Dark Ages of Apartheid. Last Sunday’s Sunday Times (UK), listed some remarkable – and appalling – statistics on the members of [...]
Simon Burrow writes this book review from his home in Menerbes, somewhere in the Luberon Valley – Provence: Long ago when men were men, ladies were ladies and journalists were real wordsmiths, Normal Canale was at his peak.
In a career spanning five decades, Canale was a pioneer tabloid journo. Expert in rugby and boxing (he called it the ‘sweet science’), in particular, Norman Canale sold newspapers. Canale lived with the characters, he ate and breathed them. He drank with them.
As one of South Africa and the world’s greatest forensic scientists, David Klatzow shouldn’t require much introduction. His most recent big headline had to do with the killing of Brett Kebble. For it was David Klatzow that blew the case open, with the revelation of an assisted suicide. this guys has seen it all. Book review after the jump.