We're snowed in at the moment.
I for one am glad that the majority of people in Ireland have seen sense, Paul and Doc included, and let their employees either work from home or take the day off.
But anyone will tell you that our entire country grinds to a halt when the snow gets higher than a ladybird. While it's better that we're safe, our wanting when it comes to infrastructure to keep people safe can be a headscratcher at times.
The nice thing is that, more generally, whenever a seemingly impermeable obstacle shows up, an innovator comes to dethrone it. Even if that might take a little longer in some cases. And that thought at least keeps cabin fever at bay.
Writing to you from inside a cosy house, thanking my stars for the inventor of central heating, I wanted to show you some of the modern creators we're so fortunate to have as customers, and the events about innovation that they're producing in the near future: