Monthly Archives: December 2010

The Magic Five Days Between Xmas and New Years

It seems like this time of year rolls around so fast. And as I tell all the 80s children in the office, it gets faster and faster as the years go on. One minute, you’re drunk off your ass on … Continue reading

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Boxing Your Own Food: The Debate Rages On

I was reading a friend in LA’s Facebook post today. He was asking when this trend started that you box your own food at a restaurant. And it’s a very good question for many reasons. Overseas readers, a little fill … Continue reading

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The Ikea Hypothetical: The Fun Killer

As we all know, Ikea is everywhere on the planet. And it is the one piece of globalization that I give the big thumbs up to. Karlanda by Karlanda, Expedit by Expedit, Ikea has decorated its way to world domination. … Continue reading

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Whether You’re The Pope Or A Prostitute, You Need Clean Windows

Walking about in the Dam the other week I came across a rather unusual sight. There’s an old church on a canal. There’s a Whorehouse on a canal. Neither of these things by themselves are interesting. But for the fact … Continue reading

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From Black Piet To The White Death: Snow In Amsterdam

Snow. When you grow up in Australia, you don’t get to see very much of the stuff. In fact, our Christmas was on the other side of the planet. So while Europe and America were gearing up for a truck … Continue reading

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