Rolex service centre brand experience

Reading Time: 2 minutes Friday, and my Palm PDA bleeped in that nagging sort of way that it does. I looked down and saw that it was time to get my watch serviced again. I have the good fortune to have got a Rolex Submariner at a knockdown price off my old man some years ago before their prices … Read moreRolex service centre brand experience

The DeVinci Code – storm in a tea cup

Reading Time: 1 minute The DeVinci Code is a bit of a storm in a teacup and yet says something about our time. Basically its your Dad’s Robert Ludlum (rather than Tom Clancy – not enough tech or family values) book with a theological bombshell rather than a nuclear one and still gets the girl at the end. It … Read moreThe DeVinci Code – storm in a tea cup

Coca-Cola bedeviled by Dasani

Reading Time: 1 minute Coca-Cola have had a rough couple of weeks with their entry into the UK bottled water market. A few weeks ago the UK tabloid press ‘exposed’ Dasani as tap water from Sidcup, then the water mains burst in the town, now they have bromate contamination. Of course this did not stop me pouring petrol on … Read moreCoca-Cola bedeviled by Dasani

Rrroooollllllllllllllll the beats online & EDS making a mess of things is not a news story

Reading Time: 1 minute Drum and bass pioneers Good Looking Records, owned by LTJ Bukem have a new website up and running. Apart from it being hard to get round it is interesting that they are providing their own music downloads for sale (1GBP a go). My personal recommendation is to get the vinyl re-press of Music by LTJ … Read moreRrroooollllllllllllllll the beats online & EDS making a mess of things is not a news story

Death of community sites: Pollen & BuddyNetwork

Reading Time: 1 minute My inbox last night and today indicated the demise of two community sites Pollen and BuddyNetwork. BuddyNetwork was a virtual business community, for some reason I could never get the site to work on my browser. The site was a peer of the likes of ecademy, but a bit more funky. Pollen was a community … Read moreDeath of community sites: Pollen & BuddyNetwork