Birthday treat Paid Members Public
Back on my feet, and enjoying a quiet coffee & croissant and a beautiful morning from a window seat in my favourite coffee shop. And feeling old. But happy.
Office of the day: Tom Foolery Paid Members Public
My lovely local coffee shop, Tom Foolery, was my morning office. Fab coffee, lovely staff. I wrote about it [http://www.shorehamlife.com/2014/05/tom-foolery-shoreham-by-seas-new-coffee-shop/] on my local blog (for local people) a couple of weeks ago.
How the design of a Starbucks store sells Paid Members Public
Fascinating: Design is such a vital part of retail experiences.
The hideaway office Paid Members Public
[http://www.onemanandhisblog.com/archives/assets_c/2014/01/next-starbucks-holmbush-3446.html] I have a “dirty secret” office. And it’s a Starbucks. Up at the top end of Shoreham by Sea, there’s an out of town retail area with an M&S, a Tesco’s – and a Next.
My morning office Paid Members Public
[https://i2.wp.com/www.onemanandhisblog.com/content/images/2013/04/toast-by-the-coast.jpg] This morning, I got a bunch of writing in the ever-wonderful Toast by the Coast [http://www.toastbythecoast.co.uk]. I want to get in the habit of recording my variety of working places these days…
Third Place Thinking Paid Members Public
I’ve long been fascinated by the concept of the [Third Place (or Space)](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Third_place) – the liminal space between home and work. It’s a lingering obsession from my days as a commercial property and architecture journalist, where I encountered plenty of new theories
Free Starbucks WiFi = Local News Opportunity? Paid Members Public
Yesterday, the news broke that Starbucks will start offering free WiFi in the UK [http://thenextweb.com/uk/2011/10/07/starbucks-rolls-out-free-wifi-in-the-uk/]. They’re not the first – you can get free WiFi in Caffe Nero already, for example – but the content partnership model they’ve followed in the US suggests
Saved by Starbucks Paid Members Public
The problem with having a job where you help other people blog, is that is leaves you too little time to blog yourself… However. I’m enjoying a quiet little catch-up with my RSS feeds in a Starbucks located, in a slightly sinister manner, just off the A3 in the