Tag Archives: Shops

Civil Wars

In my last blog I went on about anniversaries; little did I know! Hardly had I committed the blog to the ether than I obtained a copy of John Wilson and colleagues’ newly published 150th anniversary history of The Cooperative … Continue reading

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Lies, Damn Lies, Statistics ….. and Media Coverage

I’ve just taken up Twitter and am still trying to work out what to do with it and what it is useful for.  I think this could be a very long journey for me. But I’ve added the Twitter feed … Continue reading

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Riots

It has been a little hard to know whether or not to add to the volume of material that has been written and broadcast etc about the English urban riots of the last week. What can be added to the … Continue reading

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Farm Shops or Shops on a Farm?

Following on the theme from last week about local food and sense of place,  my eye was caught over the weekend by an article in Scotland on Sunday. The article (the online version can be found here) was entitled “Farm … Continue reading

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