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I’m Brendan and I work as an independent Oracle consultant in Europe.
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I like this poem:

“Hope” is the thing with feathers – (314) BY EMILY DICKINSON

“Hope” is the thing with feathers –
That perches in the soul –
And sings the tune without the words –
And never stops – at all –

And sweetest – in the Gale – is heard –
And sore must be the storm –
That could abash the little Bird
That kept so many warm –

I’ve heard it in the chillest land –
And on the strangest Sea –
Yet – never – in Extremity,
It asked a crumb – of me.

On my skiing hols, Chamonix February 2012

I took this photo on my way to work:

Here are links to some photos I took on a business trip to Bangalore in February 2013:

Bangalore Colleagues

Day trip to Mysore

Driving to work, Bangalore style

Driving to work, Bangalore style, driver’s side

Bangalore Biking

Some pictures from my holidays in Zermatt, March 2013:

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I saw this brilliant lecture a while back on a really mind-blowing idea…[YouTube removed the video on account of a copyright claim – but it’s back now!].

[tube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ImvlS8PLIo[/tube]

This is pretty good too, about the Big Bagel in the Sky – I love the typical American self-effacement at the end :)…

[tube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wdJyafSBCb0[/tube]

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