To quote Terry Pratchett’s character Granny Weatherwax, “I ATEN’T DEAD”. Not yet, anyway. But the blunt fact is that I was born quite a long time ago. A time when there were still a fair few horse-drawn vehicles in our village, …

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And yes, another instalment for the business-novel that I’m working on at present – the previous posts to date have been for Chapters 00-03, Chapters 04-08, Chapters 09-12 and Chapters 13-18. (For reference, everything so far I’d written back in 2013, and this will …

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And the next instalment of the business-novel that I’m working on at present. Previous posts have covered Chapters 00-03, Chapters 04-08 and Chapters 09-12. Most of the chapters in this instalment are just ‘mood-setting’ pieces that might well end up on the cutting-room floor in …

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And the next instalment of the business-novel that I’m working on at present. Previous posts have covered Chapters 00-03 and Chapters 04-08. More character-stuff in this extract – in particular, introducing Alicia and Pavel (of whom we’ll see a lot more), and Kim …

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Here’s the next instalment on the business-novel I’m working on at present, as per the previous post. Not much enterprise-architecture in this part of the story – it’s mainly introducing some of the other key characters and context for the …

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I said in an earlier post that I’m moving more towards describing my ideas on enterprise-architecture and the like into fiction-based form – in the hope that it will make it somewhat more understandable for most folks in and beyond the …

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Another follow-on from the fiction theme as described in the two previous posts. This extract from the collaborative transmedia-project gives a bit more detail on the underlying backstory and storyworld that I’m setting up for it, and the crucial impact …

On fiction and RBPEA – ‘Chance and the Institution’ Read more »

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As in the previous post, I’ve been saying for a while that I’m moving more towards fiction as a way of explaining the core ideas of my work. This extract is from the early stages of what I intend to …

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I’ve been saying for a while that I’m moving more towards fiction as a way of explaining the core ideas of my work. This briefish multi-chapter extract is from a business-oriented novel with a working-title of The End of Certainty. …

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A quick status-report to say where I’m getting to so far with the business of ‘not-retiring‘. What I did in the previous post was to list the probable options for what I could/should do next. Given that the amount of …

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