Monthly Archives: February 2009
February 28th, 2009 It's a day behind here so actually it is still February 27th in the US. The flight over was by far the best flight I have been on and I have done my fair share of travelling. It was a party nearly all the way. Virgin staff are super friendly as always and the business class beds are great for sleeping on, as they lay completely flat, although not that much sleep was had. I had some great conversations with Sir Richard and it was good to get some one-on-one time with him to Read more [...]
Friday February 27th We departed 3pm today on V Australia's maiden flight with Sir Richard, Brett Godfrey, Catriona Rowntree, Marcia Hines and numerous other celebrities, media and Virgin staff. My partner is excited, as this is her first trip to North America. The pre-launch party in Sydney last night was a blast. It was held on Cockatoo Island - a surreal setting on an abandoned island in the middle of Sydney Harbour where Hugh Jackman’s famous Wolverine movie was being filmed. The logistics Read more [...]
Thursday February 26th 2009 We depart the Gold Coast where I've recently moved from Sydney to live. I was fortunate enough to meet Sir Richard Branson a few times last year which was an absolute privilege as he has been a business role model for many years. As a personal supporter of Virgin's charities we have been invited to be part of ‘V Australia's’ Launch to the world. 'V Australia' is a new airline, part of the Virgin family which will fly direct to LA. My partner and I will be on the Read more [...]
The new Boeing 777-300ER aircraft from Australia's new international airline Virgin Blue's 'V Australia' touches down at Sydney International Airport on February 09 for the first time. (Greg Wood/AFP/Getty Images) SYDNEY—V Australia's first Boeing 777 jet has touched down at Sydney Airport, marking the launch of a new home grown international carrier on the trans-Pacific route between Australia and the US west coast. The arrival of the new plane for the Virgin Blue offshoot airline Read more [...]
Should Obama nationalise some of Americas struggling? To control the world what commodity would you have to control?
Should Obama nationalise some of America's struggling banks is the question many are asking- The correct question should be, should he nationalise the Federal Reserve and take control of issuing the world’s greatest money supply? Read more [...]