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Apr 28
2011

Shoulder back to the wheel or thank goodness the silliness is nearly over

Posted by DBS in Workers Day , public holidays , freedom day , Easter

DBS

I hate April. Its official I hate it.

Apr 26
2011

Disrupting the Academic year

Posted by GeraldineKent in world cup , wix , Twitter , teacher strike , sustainability , south africa , Soccer World Cup , private corporations , parastatal , ngo , Microsoft Office , johannesburg , internet , ICT , government school , fifa world cup 2010 , FIFA , Facebook , email , Education , Easter , development

GeraldineKent

I was lucky enough to come home to Johannesburg for the Easter weekend. It has been a very busy, very short break. But a much deserved one nevertheless! Whilst spending some time with my extended family, my youngest cousin, Sabrina, was talking about all the plans she has for her school holidays. And my younger brother, Bradley, became very upset when he realised that Sabrina was going to be on holiday until next week Tuesday, 3 May 2011. The reason this upset my brother, is because Sabrina goes to a government school (unlike my brother who is a private, Catholic school), which means she has already had her first term break. Being allowed to miss seven days of school, in the middle of term time, is usually a very difficult thing to get away with.

Feb 09
2010

Happy retail event!!! Not!!!

Posted by DBS in Womens day , Valentines Day , Spring day , New Year , Mothers Day , Fathers day , Exams , Easter , Christmas , 2010 World Cup

DBS

Maybe we are gullible. Well some maybe. I have been at times swept up in the whirlwind of "you must do it!!!!!" so maybe at times we all are. For years though I have detested the marketing that the FMCG industry goes through to make us feel guilty that we are not participating in their event. They pull on our heartstrings at every opposrtunity, they make us feel guilty for not participating and then, suckered at last we part with even more cash than we should do just to get a ticket to the game.Lets start in January and look at the calendar year from an FMCG perspective.

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