Monthly Archives: November 2010

Twitter user protests – I am not a freaking cricket match!

We’ve written before about the power of social media to thrust fame upon people, even when they don’t seek it. Advertisements

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Sporting heroes? Yes, they do exist

The word “hero” is used all too freely by sports journalists – usually wrongly. But there are real heroes in sport, and one candidate for that description was in Cardiff last night – former Zimbabwe cricketer Henry Olonga, who publicly … Continue reading

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Little Nissan gave us a great day (and questions to answer)

We had a great day on the recent MSA Classic run – a day-long non-competitive rally for classic cars – in our unusual Nissan Pao, which prompted the same question throughout the day: “What is it?”

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Getting (virtually) rich quick – the rise and rise of online currency

Lost confidence in the world’s currencies? How about virtual currencies? They’ve been gaining ground, with innovative ways to earn and spend. Now we hear that GameCoins.com, a virtual goods marketplace launched by Sometrics this summer, even allows gamers to earn … Continue reading

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