Five for Friday | 금요일에 다섯 가지

Reading Time: 2 minutes Pioneer Axe was an old-time US manufacturing company. The company used skilled labour and machine tools to manufacture axes. The Pioneer Axe plant didn’t seem to have been invested in during the 20th century and globalisation was starting to make itself felt in light industrial areas. This documentary film about their manufacturing process was made… Continue reading Five for Friday | 금요일에 다섯 가지

Things we’re likely to see in 2019

Reading Time: 5 minutes At a macro level, the world is in a pretty strange place at the moment. There is uncertainty across many countries in terms of political direction, macro economics, technology and consumer uncertainty. Populism and nationalism is on the march: Duterte in the Philippines. Trump in the US. The AfD is shifting the Overton window in… Continue reading Things we’re likely to see in 2019

On the sofa: The Man from Mo’Wax

Reading Time: 2 minutes The documentary The Man from Mo’Wax was something that I’d been looking forward to watching for a while. James Lavelle made his name as the guy at Honest Johns who was the go to guy for Major Force Records releases. Major Force was a Japanese hip hop label that featured the likes of Hiroshi Fujiwara… Continue reading On the sofa: The Man from Mo’Wax