Where Was it Made?
10 December 2017 | Living
The Sydney Morning Herald (Sydney of course) and The Age (Melbourne) in Australia had a story this past weekend (Saturday 9 December) about fake Aboriginal art. Well perhaps not fake, just not made in Australia. Buy a boomerang, a didgeridoo or some other Aboriginal a...
Distrust that Particular Flavor
31 March 2012 | Media
I’ve always loved the travel element of William Gibson’s novels, the use of the weirder corners of our world today as models for a just-around-the-corner future. Distrust that Particular Flavor is a collection of Gibson’s non-fiction – essays, reviews, reports, analys...
Munich & BMW
19 June 2011 | Places
After my BMW visit to China in March I was invited to visit BMW’s headquarters in Munich, have a look around and find out about their new BMW i sub-brand for electric and hybrid cars which will launch in 2013. I’ve already got a hybrid car, a Toyota Prius, but to get ...
Hong Kong – again!
13 March 2011 | Places
In between my Mini marketing trip to Xiamen in China with BMW and a very interesting flight from Hong Kong to London, I spent a few days in Hong Kong with Maureen. Hong Kong is always interesting, I love every trip I make back to the city. This trip included some fami...
Minis in China
7 March 2011 | Transport
‘Come to China for the launch of the new Mini Countryman model,’ suggested BMW China. Selling cars to China sounds a bit like that old ‘coals to Newcastle’ (or ‘ice cream to Eskimos’) line, but either trade with China has to be two way or we’re going to be up to our ...