How a Lost Laptop Got Not Lost

How a Lost Laptop Got Not Lost

Mornings were always a struggle for Rosy. When she was at home, her mother would dutifully awake for college, quietly explaining the value of being an early bird. This failed around 60% of the time, paving the way for her father, and his far less diplomatic approach...
Tokyo – A Lost and Found Paradise

Tokyo – A Lost and Found Paradise

In 2019, a tweet from a Tokyo mother briefly did the rounds online. The author, named Keiko, told the story of her son finding a seemingly insignificant 100 yen coin (worth around 40p). If this had been a younger version of me, it would have gone on sweets. However,...
A Notlost Christmas Miracle

A Notlost Christmas Miracle

Christmas often proved to be a stressful time for Sarah . Four children of equally challenging ages and a husband who conveniently found himself with back problems meant she in turn found herself chef, Santa and party planner all in one.  The goose has been ordered...
The Christmas shopping experience: How to do it well

The Christmas shopping experience: How to do it well

This Christmas represents a special opportunity for retailers. As you may remember, last year’s festivities were rudely snatched away from us by Coronavirus. Plans were scuppered, reunions cancelled, and high streets left desolate. 2021 offers a much rosier...
The origins of Black Friday

The origins of Black Friday

Black Friday used to be nothing more than a concept from America. Videos of people vying for control of discounted TV’s and stereo systems would filter over the internet every year, but that was about it. Recently, it’s transformed from a meme to one of the biggest...
PWC Hotel Forecast 21-22 – Hope on the horizon

PWC Hotel Forecast 21-22 – Hope on the horizon

For hotels in the UK, uncertainty seems to be one of the few things that can be relied on right now. The pandemic brought the industry to a standstill, with the situation still precarious, albeit with renewed hope following a successful vaccine drive. We’ve taken a...