Tag Archives: Starbucks

More good news: Starbucks closes down!

Walking down Great Ormond Street into Lamb’s Conduit Street in central London a few days ago I noticed that the Starbucks which used to be on the corner of these two roads had shut down. I haven’t yet been able … Continue reading

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10 Places Not To Eat In London During The 2012 Olympics

Much of what I say below is well known and would apply at all times and not just during the 2012 Olympics – junk food always tastes nasty. Nonetheless it seems worth reiterating a few basic facts about McDonald’s as … Continue reading

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Anti-Capitalist Shop Closure Wish List

After 806 Woolworths shops closed their doors in the UK over the past few days, which British high street chain will be the next to go? According to “The Times” of December 29, 2008: “Begbies Traynor, the insolvency expert, predicted only days before … Continue reading

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