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Posts in Category: Fresh Talk

The devil is in the detail 

I am really glad that there are people from our professional bodies and trade associations looking into the detail of the F-Gas review. Not just the F-gas review, but every piece of legislation that affects our industry. ... Read the rest of this article...
 
Posted by Steve Gill 29 March 2011 11:21:19 Categories: Fresh Talk

Rabbits, tigers and air-conditioning inspections 

Happy Chinese Lunar New Year! The Year of the Rabbit started on February 3rd and I spent the evening at the Institute of Refrigeration's evening paper held in Birmingham on Hydrocarbons in commercial refrigeration. Although perhaps not the traditional way to celebrate, it was an extremely interesting evening which judging by the turnout, was a very popular event with others too.... Read the rest of this article...
 
Posted by Steve Gill 04 February 2011 10:10:20 Categories: Fresh Talk

New Year Honours list 2011 

The 2011 New Year Honours list was published at the end of last year recognising outstanding achievement and service across the whole of the country. The list was said to reflect the rich variety and make-up of the population and in addition to containing the usual majority of high profile awards going to the stars of sport, stage and screen, it also comprised of those extraordinary people who make a real contribution to their community and society in general.... Read the rest of this article...
 
Posted by Steve Gill 18 January 2011 09:59:29 Categories: Fresh Talk

Magic Squares and the IoR Dinner 

I always enjoy a presentation more when the presenter simply doesn't read and repeat their paper in power-point format. Andy Pearson's IoR Presidential address back in October took this moving away from his printed paper 'Managing Innovation' further than most.... Read the rest of this article...
 
Posted by Steve Gill 07 January 2011 16:43:21 Categories: Fresh Talk

The world's fastest Indian 

The title of this blog is not some reference to the events currently unfolding at the Commonwealth games although like my previous blog, it does have some sporting content. I should also warn you at the outset, that this missive is longer than usual, but it has been a while since I last wrote, so bear with me.... Read the rest of this article...
 
Posted by Steve Gill 07 October 2010 10:20:03 Categories: Fresh Talk

The ref must be blind 

With ironic timing, FIFA announced that they would not be going with goal-line technology just as Birmingham City's Liam Ridgewell was having a header clawed out from behind the goal line by Pompey's David James. ... Read the rest of this article...
 
Posted by Steve Gill 30 March 2010 11:13:16 Categories: Fresh Talk

Industry award for Obama 

Barack Obama to receive an industry award. Well not really but, as he has recently proven, it pays to have a dream sometimes.... Read the rest of this article...
 
Posted by Steve Gill 26 October 2009 13:58:01 Categories: Fresh Talk

How do I love thee? Let me count the ways 

September is not traditionally the month associated with romance, so when a lesson in the language of love recently appeared, I was suitable surprised.... Read the rest of this article...
 
Posted by Steve Gill 07 September 2009 13:25:26 Categories: Fresh Talk

One small step for man....... 

A wise man was asked one day "which is the more useful, the sun or the moon?". ... Read the rest of this article...
 
Posted by Steve Gill 28 July 2009 13:55:09 Categories: Fresh Talk

Michael Jackson and the HFC debate 

Do you enjoy music? Perhaps you have a favourite Michael Jackson song or maybe you prefer classical music, perhaps even a symphony? ... Read the rest of this article...
 
Posted by Steve Gill 30 June 2009 12:11:33 Categories: Fresh Talk
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