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My flat pack future

My flat pack future

I love IKEA. I’ve only been twice, twice within a four week period. They were giving out free chocolate the first time. How long did they expect me to play it cool? Technically the first time was last year, so if someone somehow remembered the over-excited girl burying herself in the cushions; I could loudly exclaim ‘Oh wow the stock has changed so much since last year!’. It hadn’t.

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Public transport etiquette

Public transport etiquette

One evening last week I made the hour’s train journey from Lincoln to Nottingham. As is often usual for Lincoln train station, the destination was missing from the front of the carriage, causing confusion amongst the waiting passengers…

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Social Network Sycophant

Social Network Sycophant

Ever since social networks have been around, I have wanted to be a part of them. Although they seem to have taken up most of our free time (or at least become part of a daily routine?), I think that there are major benefits to being involved in them…

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The Social Value Act

The Social Value Act

In 2013 something called The Social Value Act will come into force, affecting commissioners and their contracts. I think more focus on measuring social value performance can only be a good thing for customers, but I wonder how much this will effect the economy…

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Feed the birds

Feed the birds

Those who know me well, will know that I have a particular fondness of sparrows, for which I share some similar characteristics. Timid, skinny, chirpy and will steal food off your plate when you’re not watching, etc…

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Truthiness

Truthiness

I read on Twitter yesterday: ‘People are more likely to believe a false statement that a celebrity has died if the text is placed with a photo of the celebrity’…

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US Election 2012

US Election 2012

It has been a brilliant day for America, in my humble opinion of course, and so I thought I would share some of the US Election 2012 humour that has made me smile on Twitter today. ..

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