Eckhart Tolle at Google.

An interesting discussion with Eckhart Tolle at Google. In particular, I like his thoughts on the difference between information and wisdom in a digital age. Tolle is an interesting man. Some of his ideas lean towards the pseudo-scientific, but the main thrust of his teachings on mindful living are extremely useful, and far outweigh any… Continue Reading


The Italian Job: Gennaro Contaldo

By Alex Meehan. First published in The Sunday Business Post, February 17th, 2013. Gennaro Contaldo is one of the most recognisable faces in the food world. A respected chef in his own right, he’s appeared in multiple TV series, written award winning food books and run successful restaurants but is still best known as mentor… Continue Reading


Grab a coffee, sit back and enjoy.

This is a video of Ford Hallam, a South African-based tsuba-shi, or metalworker who specialises in making tsuba or Japanese sword guards. The level of craftsmanship on display here is amazing. it’s worth watching through.


iOS 7: first impressions

So I’ve been using iOS7 on my phone for the last two days and thought I’d post something about it. Firstly though, some people will want to know how I have it now when it was barely announced this week and isn’t available to the public until the autumn. I don’t actually actually have ‘it’… Continue Reading


The SBP, onwards and upwards.

As I’m sure most media-watchers in Ireland are aware, the Sunday Business Post newspaper recently exited an examinership process. The court appointed examiner from Grant Thornton managed to find a new owner for the company and has secured its future in the short to medium term. Today, the creditor’s meeting was held at which people… Continue Reading