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Filed under things I didn’t know about the Royal Mail

Wow, it’s a voyage of discovery… Turns out the post office (RMG for royal mail group) runs a ginormous logistics operation in the Netherlands (it’s called G.L.S.)

Unbelievable recruitment crazy nonsense

Recruiters continue to amaze me. This just came through on a list I follow.

What does Daddy do all day?

CU-1 and HEF are always wondering what dad does all day. Well, the lovely Ian over at Internet Retailing just sent me this pic of him asking the questions at the recent IR Etail expo at the NEC.

SF to Paris in Two Minutes

SF to Paris in Two Minutes from Beep Show on Vimeo.

Group buying (redux)

I know it’s a little embarrassing, but what’s the point of having ideas if they have to stay locked up in a drawer…

Should I commission more strategy work from agencies?

Should I commission more strategy work from agencies? This item cross-posted to Goodlookslikethis Dug’s work blog


Print nº007 - Riders & Villains

Small world (Leeds United, 28 May 1975)

So I took a cab to #GSJLeeds yesterday and the driver and I got talking.

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Overheard in Boots

Pharmacist: Have you renewed that prescription, do you know how to do that?

CU-2’s pirate ship

Once upon a time manufacturers actually manufactured stuff. This thing is amasing, it has hundreds of little parts (down to carrots and dueling pistols and a plank to walk) a crane that moves, canons and jolly rog...

Group buying

The daddy, Groupon, trading since 2008

Loving my new Mitas E10 tyres -- -)

Kevin at recently fitted some Mitas E10’s to the GSA. I think I may have been his first customer to go with these hoops so he sent me an email a couple of days ago asking how I was d...

"Christmas Challenge" idea

I had an idea to increase promotional aspects of the sites.

Gen-Y goes shopping

Lovely infographic from getsat (Get Satisfaction) re Gen-Y purchasing behaviour:

Modern Marketing - Blog by Collaborate PR & Marketing -- Shiny Shiny Syndrome

James has a great new post on the management of innovation in business and the obsession with the new. He calls it Shiny Shiny Syndrome


Thinking some Hemel Visual and UX folk might enjoy tickets go on sale at 13:00 today (in 6 minutes)

Recommended by Which but not so Cooperative?

Our car insurance is coming up for renewal and we’ve just received a letter from the Cooperative ( stating they won’t consider renewing our insurance because we had a claim (wife slo-mo...

Free tools for social Media

Free Tools for Social Media (research and measurement)</embed>View more presentations from Beth Granter.

Just a bit of fun for all you dog lovers


Homes from up above

Seeing this makes me think that, firstly there may be a few too many people on the planet and secondly that there is a lot of roads going nowhere.

A competition for typography-lovers

(Indices from H&FJ’s fabulous Whitney font)

Actions speak louder than advertising

Awesome deck from razorfish:

Stuff we need to crack

Didar Zowghi from the University of Technology in Sydney writes:

Is Google’s design process broken?

Really interesting article on the Google un-design process by the guy who writes on design for Fast Company:

Good content needs to really stink

Or “have scent” in the words of Jared Spool