I’m still getting the hang of doing galleries…
Posted by David J. James
This doesn’t look like I thought it would, but what it is is actually four photos from the International Business Forum website – the Christmas party event at which I was asked to be the auctioneer for the evening’s charity auction, so you can see me here in the best bib and tucker. I just took the ones with me in but you can see more on the site http://www.ibforum.cz
What I found gratifying was that the shots of others taken while I was talking as auctioneer looked as if people were enjoying the humour. They had completely different faces to the ones during the serious bit before where the people running the Pink Crocodile charity talked about the difficult conditions of the kids they are helping. People looked a bit stressed by that, nobody likes suffering, much.
But people gave generously in the auction, we sold everything for good prices, and I hope my jokes didn’t upset too many people!
Some footage from my actual auctioning should be coming up in the not too distant future on video too!
- Gallery: Celebs In Ugly Christmas Sweaters (crushable.com)
- Bringing a Woman’s Touch to Chinese Art Scene (nytimes.com)
- Stolen museum paintings returned (bbc.co.uk)
About David J. James56 year old UK origin Chartered Accountant and business consultant who loves languages, literature, history, religion, politics, internet, vlogging and blogging and lively written or spoken discussion, plays backgammon and a few other board games. Walks and listens to Audible for hours a day usually, and avoids use of the car. Conservative Christian, married to an angel with advanced Multiple Sclerosis. We have three kids, two of them autistic, and we live in Warsaw, Poland. On the board of the main British-Polish charity Fundacja Sue Ryder in Poland, and involved in the Vocational Autistic School of "Nie Z Tej Bajki" in Warsaw. Member of Gideons International. Serves on two committees of the Chamber of Auditors in Poland, and on several Boards and Supervisory Boards. Has own consultancy called Quoracy.com delivering business governance and audit/valuation solutions as well as mentoring. Author of the GoldList Method for systematic optimal use of the long-term memory in learning.
Posted on 20/01/2011, in Accounting, Business & Finance, Autism related, Autobiographical, Blog only, Charity, Czech Republic, Gallery style (showcases my photos), Postaday2011, With Another Person and tagged Auction, Christmas, Holidays, Humor, IBF, ibforum.cz, international Business Forum, pink crocodile, postaday2011. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.
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