CENSUS 2011: THE RETURN OF JEDI KNIGHTS & DONALD DUCK?

If you haven’t got round to filling in your purple 32-page “Household Questionnaire”, don’t panic. You still have a few days before Government agents start banging on your door demanding to know why you haven’t complied with your civic duty. Although the Office of National Statistics (ONS) designated Sunday 27th March as “Census Day, in […]

Filed under: Society | Posted on March 29th, 2011 by Colin D Gordon | No Comments »

OLYMPICS 2012: RUNNING RINGS AROUND LONDON?

Suddenly it’s everywhere: The publicity for the event described by Lord Coe, Chairman of the LOCOG (London Organizing Committee of the Olympic & Paralympic Games) as “The greatest show on earth”. Special supplements with the competition schedules, venues and prices have been published by most UKnational newspapers. The Olympic logo – comprising blue, yellow, black, green […]

Filed under: Sports | Posted on March 15th, 2011 by Colin D Gordon | No Comments »

Living With The Cuts: The “Sam Cam” Effect Boosts Britain’s Fashion Industry:

The spring fashion season is in full swing. First, it was New York (9th-17th February), where the “Victoria Beckham collection” got much of the attention. After that, it was London’s turn (18th-23rd February), then Milan (23rd February – 1st March) and finally Paris  (1st –9th March) – which is already embroiled in controversy due to […]

Filed under: Society | Posted on March 1st, 2011 by Colin D Gordon | No Comments »

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