Opinions and Ideas

Abercrombie and Fitch, and the style crime

I heard on the radio today that a French watchdog group is protesting against fashion retailer Abercrombie and Fitch. Their crime? it’s alleged that Abercrombie have been hiring men of male-model handsomeness t0 hang out in their stores – presumably to add a bit of glamour. But these Adonis-like creatures are, so it is said, […]

Mad Men – But This Time It’s For Real

You don’t have to be a fan of ‘Mad Men’ to be bemused, bothered and bewildered by the planned mega-merger between two of the world’s largest advertising groups, Omnicom and Publicis. They are, respectively, the second and third largest in the world, and together they’ll be the biggest, forcing Martin Sorrell’s WPP into second place. […]

Why I Like Tax

I’m going to say something that may strike you as odd. But I’m going to say it anyway.   I like tax.   Yes, that’s it, I like tax. I don’t mean I like paying it. I don’t like paying any bills, and I’d be surprised if you do. But when I pay a bill […]