Vox Pops

Netherland It surprised me that a story about a Dutchman living in New York who falls in with a group of shady, cricket-loving immigrants could be so gripping. But Netherland by Joseph O’Neill is one of the…

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June voxpop

Which defunct brand do you most miss, and why? I seriously miss Woollies… and suspect many do but are too ashamed to say so. FW Woolworth, what a brand. What other brand going forward may ever again…

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In our humble…

A semi-regular vox-pop feature in which 26 members voice their opinions on the ‘hot’ topics of the day… This month: Which literary figure do you think would make a good writer for business? Tom Lynham I would…

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Voxpop: January 2011

Target audiences, guerilla marketing, brand territory… should marketers be worried about using so many military metaphors? It feels a bit like wearing combat trousers. Do you actually need these pockets on your thighs and Velcro tabs at…

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Vox pop — November 2010

Business language is a rich breeding ground for new buzzwords and phrases. What’s the best or worst you’ve come across recently? There’s a terrible new piece of business jargon that I’m increasingly hearing from American based businesses.…

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From inboxing to thought showers: how business bullshit took over

"Business bullshit can and should be challenged. This is a task each of us can take up by refusing to use empty management-speak."
An interesting insight into the history and corrosive nature of the ... See more

The long read: Vacuous management-speak is easily laughed off – but is there a real cost to talking rubbish?

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Getting Published - 26

Looking for another excuse to join us at The Betsey Trotwood next week?

As well as hearing from a panel of published authors about conventional and unconventional routes to publication, you can ... See more

No matter how brilliant a writer you are, getting published the conventional way is a notoriously difficult thing to do. Tolkein, Steinbeck, and Faulkner were all politely rejected at first. J.K ... See more

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Image by Tony Linkson
Found on the island of Giglio, Italy by Chris Bird.
26 Screenshot by Lara Muth
I live at number 26, and this is my bin!  Rebecca Thomas
Captured in Venice by Elen Lewis
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Distance markers on a disused railway in East Sussex. The Cuckoo Line.  By Tony Linkson
Distance markers on a disused railway in East Sussex. The Cuckoo Line.  By Tony Linkson
Distance markers on a disused railway in East Sussex. The Cuckoo Line.  By Tony Linkson
Spotted by Marin Lee at the Serpentine in Hyde Park
Spotted in Copenhagen by Helen MacKinven.
Spotted on the airfield of Tivat airport in Montenegro by Martin Lee
I took this picture in a fabulous vegan and raw food restaurant in Turin - Ezri Carlebach
Spotted in Capri by Laura Hunter
Woods near Jouqueviel, Midi-Pyrenees, 10 minutes after I had told my walking group about 26. They gave me a funny look. By David Mathews
Image by Ed Pritchard
Image by Lydia Thornley in Krakow
Spotted in Belfast by Jonathan Holt
From Christmas travels in Krakow by Lydia Thornley
Night time lamp from Christmas travels in Krakow by  Lydia Thornley
Daytime lamp from Christmas travels in Krakow by  Lydia Thornley
26 Venice Street, Mornington, Australia by Aimee Chalmers
Spotted near Lavigny, Switzerland. Image by Linda Cracknell.