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FOMO, Ooshies and wines: Why we collect

If you’re still searching for a gold Simba Ooshie, you’re not alone. Whether it’s Lion King Ooshies, Coles Little Shop, footy cards, Star Wars memorabilia, jokes, books, cacti, spoons, cars, houses or wines, it is a natural human instinct to … Continue reading

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Protected: The real truth about Valentine’s Day

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Some initial thoughts around consumerism and the financial crisis

It now looks like we are in for a serious financial re-adjustment – some say recession, others say depression. Even worse, some are saying this is the beginning of the end of the US and Europe as the dominant financial forces … Continue reading

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Victoria Police tell the community to Get Lost!

News reports that the Victoria (Australia) Police, are using a Hummer as part of their community building strategy demonstrates that the police are completely out of touch with their role as community leaders. Take a look at their Hummer’s advertising … Continue reading

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