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Old ladies and German football

Old ladies and German football can teach the World Bank a bit about economics. From time to time we hear from the World Bank and other economists that the way to protect nature is to put a price on it. … Continue reading

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Save the planet: laugh at a Porsche.

Chris Rose’s book “What Makes People Tick” describes the worlds and values of three kinds of people: Settlers, Prospectors and Pioneers.  Settlers are conservative people who don’t like change and want security; prospectors are get up and go achievers who … Continue reading

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Bringing the Med to Shropshire

One neat way of cutting down on travel cost and the associate environmental problems is being demonstrated today in Shrewsbury, Shropshire.  An itinerant Mediterranean market is visiting, as it does twice a year.  The rest of the year they tour … Continue reading

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Car confusion – cynical Jaguar

At Manchester airport recently – where you pick up your luggage – there was a screen showing an advert for an new Jaguar. It went: and   There is a new villain in town.  So this ad is designed to … Continue reading

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Boredom in Yorkshire and sensory reset

A few days ago I was at a café in London and overheard two city slickers talking big deals.  Then one turned to the other and said: “But you know, what do you do when you get to 46 and … Continue reading

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