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World Forum on Natural Capital November 2015 – and Purpose 2015

At last, my first blog of the spring after a long winter of hibernation with my PhD. I’m off to the World Forum on Natural Capital on 23 and 24 November in Edinburgh. As its website says: ‘The World Forum … Continue reading

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New York, New York, ‘Rock Stars of the New Economy’ – and ‘Who Cooked Adam Smith’s Dinner?’

I’m very excited to be speaking at two public events in New York City next week, one organised by the Accountants Club of America and the other by New York University. Here are the details: Wednesday 6 May 2015 Accountants … Continue reading

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Green armies, world heritage forests, knighthoods – and TS Eliot’s Little Gidding

I have lifted my head briefly from my immersion in numbers to find the most extraordinary things happening in Australia, courtesy of the Abbott government. Tony Abbott has reintroduced knights and dames into the Australian honours system. A ‘green army’ … Continue reading

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In the USA with Double Entry – Austin, Texas, and Seattle, Washington (including Luca Pacioli’s De divina proportione)

As I’ve said, I’m not writing here much at least until May 2014 – too much work! – but I’m just back from an amazing trip to the USA, mostly to speak about Double Entry at the University of Texas … Continue reading

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When worlds collide and you’ll never see in the same way again – or, EMOTIONS

So, I’m supposed to be thinking about the talk I’m giving at a literary lunch next Tuesday at Rubyo’s restaurant in Newtown. Instead I’m completely consumed by the brain storms unleashed this week at the History of Heritage: Emotions in blood, … Continue reading

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