Tag: business in Mallorca

The Thinking Maker

Michael Cagan of Think and Make It What do you think of when you hear the word ‘inventor’? Something like a classic mad professor but without the white coat and with greasier hair? Someone who sits around in his bathtub until he suddenly shouts “Eureka!” and a lightbulb shoots out of his head? Someone who…
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Dogged Determination

“I am never going to get another dog!” exclaims Ulf Bernström, looking fondly at the latest member of his four-legged family, the adorable white dachshound Vita. “Well, at least that’s what I said when Vita’s mother had her litter nine weeks ago. Never! I have enough dogs! No more dogs! Except this one!” We both…
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Shaken AND Stirred in Mallorca’s Gin Lane

Although I had tasted it before, all I really knew about gin was the famous print by William Hogarth: Beer Street and Gin Lane. According to the cheeky Hogarth as well as lawmakers at the time (late 1600 to early 1700s) gin drinking would lead to all sorts of criminal behaviour including rape and infanticide,…
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So Long! I Will Take Care of the Rest

Dealing with death digitally In a few weeks it’s been seven years since I stopped smoking. No, I don’t call it “gave up” because it was not a sacrifice. I was what some call a “social smoker,” which just means, well, a smoker; just not the type who reaches for the packet of life-giving smoke…
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What? Has it been One Year?!?

News from the Olive Valley crew It’s hard to fathom, but Olive Valley is already one year old! And what a year it’s been. The members are flooding in, or as close to ‘flooding’ as you can get in Mallorca. For on this tiny island with not many people there are more entrepreneurs than you…
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