Bumblebees Can’t Fly – and yet they do! Actually that phrase is scientifically incorrect however, being short and stubby, the bumblebee doesn’t look very flight-worthy and in the 1930s, French entomologist August Magnan noted that the insect’s flight is actually impossible, a notion that has stuck in popular consciousness since then. But clearly it’s not…

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I like Leo. He seems like a nice man; he appears genuine and he has class – I, for one, am a fan and am happy to have this elegant gentleman represent our little country as An Taoiseach (pronounced on-tea-shock). Leo represents a new Ireland – the youngest ever and the first from a minority…

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One of my great privileges as MD of Carambola – Five-Star School Food is the opportunity I get to talk to kids. I love it. It’s such a refreshing break from the norm and as such I get energized from it, significantly more than the energy I expend doing it. I spoke with hundreds of…

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“Measure Twice, Cut Once” is, I believe, an old carpentry saying. Wiktionary says: Proverb measure twice and cut once (carpentry, literally) One should double-check one’s measurements for accuracy before cutting a piece of wood; otherwise it may be necessary to cut again, wasting time and material. (figuratively, by extension) Plan and prepare in a careful, thorough manner before taking action. Think about it; you’re going to be cutting the wood – if you cut it and your measurements…

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