Get Us Down Off The Ceiling

Get Us Down Off The Ceiling

We were invited to write an article for a construction trade body and, being supporters of independent businesses, local businesses and small businesses we didn’t want to write about ourselves.  Instead we opted to be ourselves and do what we always do which is to share our experiences. We wrote about how ‘Times are Changing’ [...]
A Meaty Metaphor in Business

A Meaty Metaphor in Business

As main thoroughfare for towns, the high street reflects the history of a place and its people, with its social habits and economy reflected in the shop windows. We were therefore intrigued by a recent talent show for various occupations, entitled Young (Whatever) of the Year, with the first episode finding talent from the world [...]
June 2009 News, Muse and Views

June 2009 News, Muse and Views

Life on Earth climbs out of the Swamp.... “Liquidate labor, liquidate stocks, liquidate the farmers, liquidate real estate. Purge the rottenness out of the system....” This was the advice given by Hoover’s Treasury Secretary, Mellon, during the Great Depression. “ High costs of living and high living will come down. People will work harder, live [...]