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January 9, 2019

What is this XYO stuff all about anyway?!

Thanks again to those of you who have congratulated me on my appointment to the XYO Company Advisory Board; it’s great to have a more active role in helping to get the XY Oracle Network off the ground, and I’m very excited about the future. Many of you have contacted me with questions, and I thought it might be helpful to share some notes for anyone else who wants to know more about XYO from an independent perspective. It’s obvious from the questions and posts that I see on Facebook that many of you are new to investing and new […]
September 5, 2018

The Future of Fitness: An interview with Marcus East

A summary interview following my presentation on technology will transform the future of fitness for Les Mills at Fit Business Live 2018. https://www.lesmills.com/clubs-and-facilities/member-engagement/how-tech-will-transform-the-future-of-fitness/?utm_source=bambu  
May 20, 2018

What a wonderful day to be British! 🇬🇧

It was a real privilege to be back in England to experience the euphoria, warmth and spectacle of the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle… In world riven with so much conflict, hatred and sorrow, it was wonderful to take a moment to share in the happiness of a beautiful couple so obviously in love, a nation so clearly delighted for them and to reflect on how special it is to be British. It was a reminder that love conquers all and that family is the most important thing in life. Watching the genuine affection between Harry and […]
March 17, 2018

The immigration of Marcus East, CTO of National Geographic…

July 2, 2016

Brexit: The Human Cost

It has been a tumultuous week in British and global politics, and whilst I have adopted a pragmatic approach to the result of the Brexit referendum — embracing the vote to Leave, even though I voted to Remain — on reflection, I may have focused too much on the strong economic arguments that countries like the UK, Norway and Switzerland are better off outside the EU, and not enough on the human impact. Today I went to my local dry cleaners, and spoke to the husband and wife team who have built an incredibly successful business in the heart of […]