Spotted earlier today outside the Halfords in Carlow: Dear Halfords, While I'm sure your pricing is competitive, Carlow is a town in Ireland. Ireland is not part of the UK and hasn't been for quite some time. On a more serious note. If you're doing business internationally you need to be aware of cultural and political sensitivities. In the case of Halfords being … [Read more...] about Halfords’ Marketing Is A Tad Clueless
Archives for November 2014
I work from home from some of the time and have had a basic "home office" setup for years. When I used to use Windows and / or Linux I was able to print to the laser printer I had. Unfortunately it's a rather old model which isn't supported by any recent version of OSX and you simply cannot get the software for it for Intel based Macs. I mentioned this in passing to a … [Read more...] about Best Wifi Printer?
When I'm on the road I like to try the local cuisine. This week I was in Brussels, so on the way back I grabbed lunch at one of the restaurants before security in Brussels Airport. Belle & Belge has a nice selection of Belgian food and had proper tables and chairs etc., which were a lot more attractive than the rather ugly options on the floor above. A Flemish beef stew … [Read more...] about Belgian Beef Stew