Month: November 2005

The Excitment of Pre-Modern Italian Accountantcy

So…why would anyone voluntarily attend a seminar on Administration and Book-keeping in Renaissance and Early Modern Italy? Even the lecturer was surprised by the turnout. Standing room only at Victoria University. The workshop was very fascinating and a useful look at the origins of the double entry system of book-keeping. Dr. Mauro Carboni gave an […]

RMC Fencing

Just back from a great weekend away at my first fencing tournament. The Mac bus headed off on Friday and we were in Kingston just before midenight. Short nights sleep and we were on the bus at 6 the next morning. I got to fence Epee after all and we had a great time. Didn’t […]