Adventures in Merseyside: part two

Reading Time: < 1 minute The heart of Birkenhead has developed some new contradictions. Housing and buildings are being demolished and then promptly replaced with bland apartment blocks. Given that much of the brick work was much better in the Victorian houses that the apartment blocks replaced. My Dad told me about flats for homeless people being built that required… Continue reading Adventures in Merseyside: part two

Made in China brand thoughts

Reading Time: 2 minutes Made in China tends to mean cheap, and possibly nasty. But that doesn’t mean that it will always be the case. Companies like Apple go Made in China because there are manufacturing capabilities in Taiwanese owned factories that aren’t anywhere else. Thinking about the future of Made In China; it makes sense to go back… Continue reading Made in China brand thoughts

Adventures in Merseyside: part one

Reading Time: < 1 minute I drove back to see my parents in Liverpool and used a satellite navigation system on the journey for the first time (despite the fact that the route is something that I know by heart). I found that the device changed my driving style in subtle ways. I relied less on road-markings and found the… Continue reading Adventures in Merseyside: part one