A Sticky Problem

A Sticky Problem Whereas, on my sweet-tooth’s spectrum, I’m undecided where chocolate sits (mainly because there are so many options for added sweeteners melted into it) I’m in no doubt I’d take honey over sugar syrup any time and that not even on my sugar spectrum’s horizon are desserts from what is generally termed Asia [...]
July 2011 Intermediary A-Musing

July 2011 Intermediary A-Musing

Engage Crowd Sourcing for Small Business We don’t offer loyalty cards. We’ve never done BOGOF. We’re not intending to join Groupon, give out discount cards or a free coffee reward for every 3 that you take with us. And, for the record, we’re not meanies. The reason that we don’t do any of the above [...]
A Series: Outside the Box – Those That Draw Beyond Confines No.25 – Infused with Knowledge: The Tea and Coffee Merchant

A Series: Outside the Box – Those That Draw Beyond Confines No.25 – Infused with Knowledge: The Tea and Coffee Merchant

`At the end of the day'  is not only a well used idiom but also a state of fact, which is many things to many people. For example, for those involved with commercial transactions it might be their signal for the kettle to go on; in another time  for those same people it might have [...]
A Series: Outside the Box – Those That Draw Beyond Confines No.24 – The Window of Opportunity

A Series: Outside the Box – Those That Draw Beyond Confines No.24 – The Window of Opportunity

It is said that a herder in Caffa, Ethiopia, was so intrigued when he found his goats dancing that he too decided to try the red cherries they had eaten and sure enough he too started dancing.  The red beans were taken to a local monastery, however, believing the berries to be the work of [...]
A Series : Outside the Box – Those That Draw Beyond Confines No.8 – A Cafe with No Coffee…. but it`s Free

A Series : Outside the Box – Those That Draw Beyond Confines No.8 – A Cafe with No Coffee…. but it`s Free

A Cafe with No Coffee.... but it’s Free How refreshing to hear of someone who wants to leave their place of work rather than being pushed.  Margaret, the Ying to Nick’s Yang, has handed in her notice to Sir Alan, as right hand (shoulder) ‘man’  and, like all difficult to replace employees, she will be [...]