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Very fresh electricity.


People can be divided into two groups: those that use electricity (and let’s face it, that’s the vast majority of us), and those that produce electricity (a very small, select group). And that’s why I’d like to congratulate everyone on Energy Day – 22 December. I’m here on the banks of the Yenisei in the village of Cheryomushki at the Sayano–Shushenskaya hydroelectric plant …

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Morocco: +1.


So here I am in Morocco – in the city of Marrakesh (sometimes referred to as Marrakech, but never Marakesh/Marakech!). We had our annual European Partners’ Conference here. The conference great – dynamic, fun, useful, interesting and entertaining. And an F1 replica racing car was present for the occasion. But that’s all you’re getting re the business bit of the trip. Now for the cultural bit…

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Hat Off to Harvard.


Yesterday we found ourselves at the place where a Tea Party led to no less than the American Revolution – Boston. I’ll skip the business part of the day and get straight into the more interesting bit – checking out some of the local must-sees, actually, one in particular.The suburbs of Boston are home to the oldest, most respected, most prestigious university in the USA. Of course I’m talking about Harvard…

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Boutique Art – Modern Hotel.


We’re still darting about the U S of A… California, Arizona, Illinois, Kentucky, and on and on and on. As before, there continues to be few opps for tourism, while opps for work in various shapes and sizes are plentiful. And our ongoing chance-discoveries of modern kunst on our travels took another rich turn when we found ourselves in Louisville, Kentucky, at the 21C Museum Hotel. What a place! …

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Dressing Down, Dressing Up, Dressing Green.


Well it’s back on the road again for me, off on another crazy trip around the plant. First stop – Japan, for the Nikkei Global Management Forum. The most interesting bit came after the management forum – in Tokyo Disneyland!

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