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HSBC open minded on Consumerism

Consumerism is the defining word of our times but we’re mostly ambivalent about it and those with vested interests are taking note. How do I know all this, well the notion is appearing in adverts of all places and that is counter-subversive to say the

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Happy Feet?

No not the film about the penguins (haven’t seen it but here’s a review) but yet another clipping discovered in the musty depths of my in tray. This specimen has been dead since August, although some news dies quicker and a few a lot slower.

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Motorbikes and Meaning

I was catching up on some weekend reading and started with The Observer’s travel supplement Escape, which headlined with the final part of Mike Carters midlife bike tour through Europe. Combining two passions (motorbikes and travel) it was a far better place to start than

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The Blog Beginnings…

In the beginning Phil created the blog (well this blog anyway). The blog was without form and void; and waffle was upon the face of the blog. And Phil said, ‘let there be some interesting stuff’ and there….was, maybe, oh I give up…