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The omnipresent customer

Nowadays it seems that it is almost customary to be a customer. On any City Rail train or station we have our “customer” status drilled into our heads via loudspeaker “Customers are advised that…” I can’t help but wonder when … Continue reading

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January Madness

I’m not sure if it’s because of my growing awareness of consumerism, or my growing number of grey hairs (or both!), but more and more I’m appalled by the absolute craziness that seems to possess people around December and January. … Continue reading

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More Baby?

It never ceases to amaze me the endless lists of paraphernalia you are apparently required to purchase in preparation for having a child. Large baby equipment retailers even publish lists of seemingly necessary equipment, and should you feel the need … Continue reading

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