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The Arts

My time for the Arts decreased greatly during my time as an MBA student and a CFA® Candidate. Thankfully those Dark Ages have ended. I now hope to find more time for films, literature and music.

The art I am most associated with online is painting, specially miniature painting. I’m relatively well read. And I have definitely spent too much time writing under read prose. I don’t have time to watch many movies now. However, I do have an excellent recollection of the films I have seen and studied. Music remains a part of my life, but I don’t see as many concerts or buy as many albums as before.

So if you are interested in the Arts you should peruse this archive of blog posts below or you can send me a question using email or social media.

Shanghai Comic Con 2017

Monday, October 9th, 2017

This is actually the third Shanghai Comic Convention, coworkers went to the first two but they never invited me and I of course had to work and study for my CFA exam…

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1000 Plays

Thursday, July 14th, 2016

I used to listen to a lot of music. Before there was iTunes or Last.fm or even CDs I used to listen to cassette tapes, the radio, even actual records…

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My Favourite Albums

Thursday, March 7th, 2013

I keep trying to improve my various web mashups as APIs change and I pick up a new trick or two. One idea I had was to decrease the number of albums from every CD I own to say 100…

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Davies Brothers VS Gallagher Brothers at the Olympics

Sunday, August 12th, 2012

The TSN announcing team commented that it was sad that the Gallagher Brothers couldn’t put aside their differences for one song during “Wonderwall” but no mention was made of Dave Davies during “Waterloo Sunset”…

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Hitler’s Children: A documentary

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012

I just finished watching the documentary “Hitler’s Children” on the Knowledge Network. It isn’t a great film, but it did get me thinking. Adolf Hitler of course had no children, but other members of the inner circle had children and now grandchildren. A Jewish filmmaker interviewed several of them and asked them about how they felt bearing such infamous surnames. Some of them have written books, some have moved out of Germany, others have avoided talking about it or had lived with fear or guilt or both…

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