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seftonoxford

I am an engineer and have worked all over the world. But now my wife Elaine and I have settled in the Pacific North West where we can enjoy the great outdoors and enjoy all that the PNW has to offer.
seftonoxford has written 12 posts for Sefton Oxford's Blog

Companies enhancing the bottom line


I have noticed of late that several companies are resorting to all sorts of tactics to increase their bottom line without giving you any more service. And the notification is normally in the form of a letter that says that due to increased costs they have to raise the cost of the services they are … Continue reading

Security Breaches in Mega Stores.


This article was generated because of Trish Regan’s recent post in LinkedIn link                                   URL: http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140112223511-205524815-retailers-violate-biggest-asset-customer-trust?trk=api*a234871*s242728*   Trish good article and I agree with your observations. Personally I think that the problem is more prevalent than we all know. You see … Continue reading

The New Year – 2014 – Reset Button.


As I sit here at the very dawn of the new year I wonder how this year will bring change good or bad. The thing that is really nice about each new year is that we have the ability to reset our lives and address the things that we believe have held us back during … Continue reading

Boston Why did this Happen?


I have been like everyone else this last week watching the events unfold in Boston after the Boston Marathon, or should I say towards the end of the marathon when the bulk of the participants would be returning to the finish line. The whole attack was clearly planned with great precision and with a total … Continue reading

Civil Discourse


I had a little extra time this morning and I was reading the responses to various articles on Newsvine that have been published over the past month. In reading the responses to various subjects from Michelle Obama to the weather. I was really shocked at the personal attacks as various people have commented upon the … Continue reading

Home Vegetable Garden


On the theme of retirement my wife and I have decided to make our own vegetable garden, so the roses that used to have pride of place in the garden, moved to an area of the garden where they will still bear blooms which we love to place indoors in the house. This then leaves … Continue reading

Old Friends and Technology


It is truly amazing how technology has changed in the few years I have been on this earth. For example Facebook whilst I am not a die-hard fan, but I find the social networking program useful. Which is what the inventor of the system intended. And not this willingness to overexposed every mortal action that … Continue reading

How is it Possible?


Just a thought if you look at all the politicians we have in the world to-day and look at the general level of education a most have attained, (there are medical doctors, PhD’s, lawyers, sportsmen and women veterans and people who have had practical experience in successfully attaining very senior positions in industry) then look … Continue reading

More Understanding


More Understanding I have found that when I was younger due to the fact that I was very driven my tolerance for a substandard work ethic was very low ans as result I used to have a very short fuse. And I never thought that I would change. But thank fully I did and what … Continue reading

Retirement is a New Job in so Many Ways.


I have retired several times and each time I do this feeling of wouldn’t it be nice to have all this extra time to do anything you want. But I have found that because of the rigorous discipline that the construction imposes upon one, it becomes a work ethic and a habit from which it … Continue reading

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