Local vs. Global

I have spent the last year generally bemoaning the gradual spread of global retailing.  I hate the idea of eating ‘Pain Quotidien’ in New York or London. I love ‘Paul’ in Paris, but loath it in Brussels. I want to buy ‘River Island and All Saints’ in London, ‘Anthropology, A&F and Whole Foods’ in New … Continue reading

Sausage rolls help fly the flag!

Life sometimes seems so unfair. You try and give your kids all you possibly can in life.  I even left the UK to find a strong healthy hunky dutch man, multi-lingual and multi-talented, to give them the best possible start in life (via their dna).  I thought great.  Bring them up in a multi-cultural, multi-lingual … Continue reading