My boots and the UK economy

29 01 2010

The 3six5 project is collating daily blog entries from writers all over the world. Each day a different person gives a unique perspective on what’s happening in their own space, but within a global news context.

I was the voice of January 28th 2009…

I have a hole in my boot.
Normally this wouldn’t be a problem, but this afternoon it’s been raining and I’ve had a lot to think about…
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I’ll have my pizza raw thanks!

7 09 2009

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Getting pizza delivered to your front door is a quick and tasty way to save on the washing up.  Although possibly filling – it’s not particularly fulfilling – unlike preparing a meal for your friends/family.

Enter “Clever Wally’s” –  a new concept in pizza delivery.

You choose your pizza, call them up and then set the oven to 220°C…
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Mini Cinema

17 05 2009

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Each month, in a North London bar, a group of film-lovers get together in celebration of feel-good viewing.

Organized by Miss Hannah Linnen (who puts on a DJ set afters and cooks fresh popcorn befores) Mini Cinema is the perfect antidote to the multiplex AND even cheaper than Orange Wednesday!
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Hama Beads

12 05 2009

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With the economy in freefall and the future looking bleak – it’s no surprise that people are going back to a time of simpler pleasures.

Hama Beads are small plastic beads that you arrange into a particular design.  Once happy with said design – you then run a hot iron over them which sticks the beads together.  After that you then have your plastic design which you can wear round your neck, on a keychain – wherever.  In itself it doesn’t sound that exciting – but people are getting really excited by these plastic, pixel-thingys. Have a look at some great Hama Bead designs that are available to buy.
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