Monthly Archives: November 2012

Merry Christmas for technology

No matter how big recession’s get there is always a tale of jangling tills at Christmas. But these days they are more cautious and as every year goes by more big name retailers fall by the wayside. Yet John Lewis … Continue reading

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Still reaching the Apex

How does the finance industry continue to thrive after so many scandals? This picture in the Museum of Reading is captioned ‘Apex Plaza the home of high tech and financial companies, 1980s.’ You’d be hard pressed to find many IT … Continue reading

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Uphill struggle

The proposed demolition of shops opposite Reading station is a move that raises more questions than answers. The entire area opposite the station is a series of eyesores but this latest plan to demolish the shops ahead of the full … Continue reading

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Joke shopping

One of the most predictable things about Christmas is the indignation of so many people that the shops stock up earlier each year. But they would be better off saving their distaste for the quality of what is on offer. … Continue reading

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