It’s that time of the year again and, unlike last year, that time of the year falls on a weekday. Happiness for those who can claim an extra day off from work, rather than complaining that a holiday day falls on a day which is free anyway, but mass panic when it comes to the […]
Hot news since the turn of the millennium, and still no real move towards implementation: the Cashless Society. Once again the idea of a society which can exist without folding money has been raised as a possibility, this time by a banker who, we would imagine, is fairly well versed in the world of finance. […]
Can you imagine trying to talk a woman out of going on a shopping trip? I can tell you, it is not easy. That, however, is exactly what I tried to do today although, I must admit, I was not successful. I had to capitulate partially because I enjoy going shopping too, even if it […]
The idea of the Internet is that you have absolutely everything your heart desires at the click of a button. You visit a website – either through a link, a search result or a recommendation – and take a look at what is on offer, what might interest you. Once you’ve done that, sign up […]
Not all that long ago, but an absolute age in Internet time, I mentioned that I wanted to write a little bit about certain shopping experiences here in Germany. Now, just to put your minds at ease, I don’t plan on recapping my exploits in a certain sex shop in the middle of Bremen, nor […]
We’re supposed to have good weather now, the end of March beginning of April. A bit of rain, April is the month for rain here, but a whole mess of sun too. And that means digging through the wardrobe, looking at what can still be worn, what is old fashioned – since last year! – […]
I will admit, I was tempted. I stood there and stared at those two delicious looking things for the whole ten minutes I was waiting and really considered not getting what I wanted just to have those two in my hands and, later, to enjoy them fully in the only way possible.