What would you do

Last Monday, a father inadvertently left his 23-month-old son in Vancouver airport; a story which should remind you of Home Alone 2. No, the son didn’t thwart a midnight heist of Duncan’s Toy Chest, but nonetheless, Air Canada generously offered to fly the father all the way back from Winnipeg and to Vancouver again, which,…

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Inspiriert

For those of you who’ve pulled dusty Merriam and Webster out of the closet, the title’s German for “inspired”; and no, you’re not going to receive a Zertifikat Deutsch for guessing that anytime soon. I simply reckoned that if Audi could be brave enough to push “vorsprung durch technik” around the world, they must have…

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The incredible Brandini 2

Even as children back in grade six, we knew there was something special about the swoosh or those three stripes we found on our desks. They were brands that inspired. Brands that inspired you to make every last segment of pencil lead count, as your chemistry teacher turned to the periodic table on page 345.

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406 acres of trees

The freehold, properties and classifieds sections alone accounted for an average of 330 half-size pages from Sunday to Thursday last week. If you factor in their circulation base of 103,163 and for argument’s sake, assume that half of those people have no means of looking up these listings on the internet, you end up with…

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The incredible Brandini 1

With three weeks of meetings, pyramids and snide comments behind me, I’ve come to the conclusion that anyone who has anything complex to say in a brand exercise meeting either hasn’t the faintest clue of what they’re talking about or is trying to mask their own uncertainty. I know this to be true because I…

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