As regular readers may know, I worked for Woolworths until it closed down in January this year. You can read the series of articles I wrote in the aftermath of its closure. In one of my articles, I wrote about the poster that appeared in the staff area this time last year. It announced: Remember […]
Today, the shutter came down for the final time at Woolworths Kirkcaldy, Store 1201. It was among the final group of branches to close. It is the end of an era. This institution had been a fixture in Britain’s High Streets for almost 100 years. The history of the original company set up by Frank […]
I am rather confused by Jeff’s post on the SNP’s new proposals designed to curb anti-social drinking. He says that the SNP’s approach is radical and is proof that the SNP is not just populist. But when you look at the proposals, they are a who’s who of reactionary measures that could well have been […]
The main talking point in the run-up to this year’s Canadian Grand Prix was the disintegrating track. Throughout qualifying the circuit was breaking up, leaving marbles and other debris off the racing line. This isn’t the first time the Montreal surface has caused problems — but this year it came earlier. The organisers blamed this […]
Ever since Facebook Applications exploded onto the scene, there has been a problem. Well, I say it’s a problem, but in reality it is actually an amazing thing. It is only perceived to be a problem by old fashioned companies that just Don’t Get It. For several months now the old Scrabulous saga has been […]
Make My Vote Count has a short quiz for you.
This week’s Mixing It is a Montréal special. Despite my jibe, there’s a silly amount of good music from that area. Should be good.
Which country is the Land Of The Free again?