Monthly Archives: March 2012

No surprises there….

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“Is that Disneyland?”

True story. This question was asked by a 40-ish shop assistant in Los Angeles. “Actually no” I said as kindly as I could “It’s the 1000 year old cathedral in Mainz in Germany, a city founded by the Romans 2000 … Continue reading

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Tunes for a Tuesday – 13 March 2012

Awesome Sneakers – The 1959 Hat Co. [Listen] Everything Up (Zizou) (Gold Panda Remix) – Zero 7 [Listen] Go Away, Little Boy – Marlena Shaw – Spice Of Life [Listen] La Valse D’amélie – Yann Tiersen – Le Fabuleux Destin … Continue reading

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Brand value

Outfitting McD’s with lamps doesn’t actually reinforce David Trubridge’s brand exclusivity. IMHO

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Will you make up your bloody mind’s?

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Drinking again

Herta appears to think I have a reputation. Unearned, I can assure her….

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Steve Wonder said that this was the most violent book he’d ever read

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Isabel. 94. Going strong


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Reasons to like The Engine Room

1 The owner drops what she’s doing and comes to the door to welcome us. Even if we only go there once a year and drink wine by the glass. 2 She’ll say “We’ve got Bluff oysters, but they’re being … Continue reading

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