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Greyhound Tales – Part 2

Travel

If you haven’t already done so, please read part one of this series before reading this piece! By the time I bid farewell to Carol in Nashville, I was feeling like a seasoned pro at goodbyes. That’s not a great thing to feel, but there were positives to the situation. My wireless connection was working …

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Greyhound Tales – Part 1

Travel

I’m woken from my sleep by the sound of hissing air brakes and the harsh light of the overhead tubes as they spring to life. The driver begins to speak. “OK, folks, this is Salt Lake City. We’ll be arriving at the Greyhound station in just under five minutes and I wanted to let you …

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Miami Beaches: A People Watcher’s Paradise

Travel

I’ve been to beaches before. I used to be a four-times-a-year Goa aficionado. I’ve had a serious love affair with Koh Tao’s white sand beaches in Thailand. I’ve taken lounging in a hammock to extremes in Bali. But Miami is something else. It’s the perfect blend of garish opulence and welcoming attitudes. I could imagine …

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The News Crisis

Blog

If you eavesdrop on a typical meeting in an Indian newsroom, especially one where long-term strategy is being discussed, you’ll find that at some point, there will be a dire pronouncement made (usually by the marketing or sales people, who actually have no business being in the room) that audience attention spans are dwindling, for …

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