Category Archives: Opinion

What’s your story arc?

With the nights drawing in a new TV season is upon us. There have been some great new series released; The Crown, Andor and of course, the finale of I’m A Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here (don’t ask… ). … Continue reading

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Think Tank round up

Last week was the Credit Connect Think Tank, now live again in Manchester. It is always great to be at these events and is especially refreshing when there are new topics to cover. This year was no different and being … Continue reading

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Drinking from the firehose – of information

I have always been a bit of a news fiend. Originally with extensive periodical/magazine subscriptions, I then started reading news online particularly via RSS feeds. I then had to mourn their loss as these were largely culled in favour of … Continue reading

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Biscuits and Branding

I have recently developed a fondness for Tunnocks Caramel Wafers. Apparently, over 7,000,000 are eaten every week, which is 1 millionth eaten in my household alone… best with a cup of tea btw Until now I have been purchasing these … Continue reading

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The end of the pub… as we know it?

If you look closely, you can see the economy changing before our eyes. This Friday I was out for a drink at my local. It is not a frequent event these days, but still nice to get out every so … Continue reading

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Getting heard – being listened to – by saying less

I had a very enjoyable trip to Newcastle last week and posted a photo of the train station on LinkedIn to indicate my pleasure in being in the city. Somewhat to my surprise, it garnered more views than many of … Continue reading

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Westminstenders & fast feedback

This week the political situation in the UK got so surreal, at one point it seemed all I needed for entertainment was the Financial Times and Newsnight, giving up watching the rest of TV for entertainment (let alone Eastenders). It … Continue reading

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Freezers and financial difficulties

I was in Tesco to pick up a few things this Sunday and in the middle of picking some snacks for later, my attention was drawn to a hubbub at the end of the aisle. Lots of people, all waiting, … Continue reading

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Times are a changing

News this week has of course been dominated by the Queen, sadly passing away, now succeeded by King Charles. My first thoughts were, of course with the family, it is no doubt a difficult time for them.My second thought was … Continue reading

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Back to school

This weekend is a key milestone for many of us… yes next week (in many places at least) it’s the Labour day weekend and the following week back to school. It’s a sure sign of the end of summer, quieter … Continue reading

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