Is the Guardian making you Stupid?
I was having a cup of tea and re-watching the night before’s Newsnight with a old university friend last week- the rock and roll lifestyle I lead. He’s a Labour party activist and an investment banker, which in itself is an interesting piece of cognitive dissonance to possess (…perhaps for another time), but he is critical of much of the grass roots of his party. Though aims are...
Am I part of the problem, or part of the solution?
The estate agents have been circling, and a few people sent a link my way, knowing it would ignite a theme that they knew would end up with me writing a piece that would inevitably make no attempt to ground an argument, and instead offered my own externalised version of a discussion that I have been wrestling internally. Thanks to Matt Thompson, and latterly Oliver Cox as catalysts for this The...
What Brands can learn from Croydon
A few weeks back FailToPlan ventured to wild hinterlands of South of South London. Frankly, this blog was intrigued by a plethora of publicity for a new Tour of Croydon, a town known for Tiger Tiger, ‘facelifts’ and Peep Show. None of these seem like the values and qualities associated with a ‘brand’ that others can learn from. Now at this point it is probably fair to admit a certain bias at...