Monthly Archives: January 2009

Welcome to 2009 and all that

Twelve days into the New Year and we’re back at the coalface, refreshed and ready to rock. So what can we expect this year? Will it be a gloom-and-doom-athon as predicted by far too many pundits, or can the “have a prosperous New Year” blessings turn into reality? Time to put a stake in the… Read More »

The Cult of The Consumer

A typical city in ancient Greece had a large open area (the agora) where local merchants could set up displays and sell their products. Merchants of similar goods had shops together in a specific area in the agora, not unlike today’s shopping districts in major cities around the world. As you might imagine, such clustering,… Read More »