Globalisation is all very well bringing us a myriad of mass-produced products at affordable prices but localisation can bring us personalised services, craftsmanship and fresh produce. Can’t we do more to promote localisation? Can’t we value local businesses and local markets more?
Goals for 2015
I took this photo yesterday, it was freezing, that’s ice on the lake. You might have noticed I’ve added some EXIF info from the camera and my copyright notice to the picture. That’s one of my goals this year, to add copyright notices to pictures. (more…)
The financial crisis of the past few years has led to a few important trends, such as peer to peer lending and crowd funding. Investors are looking for rewards other than money when deciding what to invest in. Zopa has led the way in peer to peer lending offering better returns for savers. (more…)