Author Archives: Richard

It’s getting that way…

As seen in Edinburgh this morning. Is this anything to do with Brexit I wonder? I especially like the positiong next to the defribrillator!

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Killer Statistic

Between 2010 and 2013, China used more cement than the US used during the whole of the Twentieth Century. Juliet Samuel, Daily Telegraph, 26.1.19.

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Who (or what) inspires you?

It’s such a simple question. OK, it has overtones of those motivational speakers you get, especially in the US, and those dreadful motivational posters too, but it’s still a great question. It’s also a really hard one to answer. I … Continue reading

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In, out, in, out, what’s it all about?

You put your first vote in your second vote out in, out, in, out you shake it all about You do the EU hokey cokey and you turn around that’s what Brexit’s all about Woah, the hokey cokey woah, the … Continue reading

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Table of Megatrends & Technologies (in Polish)

If anyone out there did this or knows who did please get in touch. I don’t mind at all, but I would love a digital copy.

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Thought for the day

There is occasional wisdom in card shops….

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2019 Trends

Six of the best – something I wrote for the Sunday Mail in Australia. 1.Digital provenance We’ve had provenance as an important trend in food and drink for some time and interest in where things are from and how they’re … Continue reading

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Table of Disruptive Technologies

It’s made its way to Ukraine -in Ukrainian… Link to PDF of table

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Poem on a Sunday

Have you slept in a tent alone—a tent Out under the desert sky— Where a thousand thousand desert miles All silent round you lie?— The dust of the aeons of ages dead, And the peoples that trampled by? Have you … Continue reading

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