Books Appeal
  • A LOVE OF READING: BOOKS APPEAL

    I read about a hundred books a year – mostly for my own pleasure but many for work too. I usually enjoy the latter ones so much that the division tends to become a meaningless blur somewhere around the 30th page......

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Penfield – Spring / Summer 2014

At last, it is a new season, which can only mean one thing, new collections… Spring / Summer 2014 has finally arrived! Here at Demographic-Online, we’re going to showcase a few brands over the coming few weeks who we think, you the readers should checkout. Utility brand Penfield has always gone down well here at … Continue reading

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Gravity – Out of this World

The immortal words, “in space, no one can hear you scream” accompany the poster of one of the greatest space movies of all time – Ridley Scott’s Alien. Gravity, the new film from Alfonso Cuaron, takes this phrase to the highest level possible with viewers gripped from the opening scene. Created through a painstaking combination … Continue reading

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Property Porn

Having lived in the Royal borough for numerous years, I have recently been contemplating a move elsewhere in our Capital city.  Over the past few weeks whilst looking for a new home, I seem to have acquired a new addiction in this arduous process… property porn! Admit it people, I know I’m not alone. We … Continue reading

The Lost Art : Conversation

This morning I listened to Monocle Radio, read two national newspapers, two magazines, roughly 28 emails I’d received overnight, three blogs, a business proposal, some social media research, dozens of tweets and a few pages of the book I’m currently engrossed in – Tower of Babel by Bodie Hodge. All of this was before I … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King – The Dream 50 Years On

On 28th August 1963 as 250,000 Americans gathered at the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC, few could have known they were about to witness one of the greatest speeches in modern history. Not even, the then, 33 year old Dr Martin Luther King, could have possibly imagined the impact his words would … Continue reading

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Oscar Pistorius – The Fall of a Legend : Superman to Gunman

Since those fateful early hours on 14th February when it was announced that Oscar Pistorius had shot dead his beautiful model girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, there has been much speculation about the circumstances surrounding her death. We are currently in “lull before the storm” mode ahead of Oscar’s impending trial and I find myself regularly checking Twitter and Google News to … Continue reading

The Royal Baby Business Boom

Ever since that cold and dreary Monday afternoon on 3rd December 2012 when it was announced that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were expecting a baby the world has waited with baited breath. Yesterday, at last, we could breathe a sigh of relief as the eagerly awaited arrival took place. The Duchess gave birth … Continue reading

The Life of a Legend – Aston Martin’s Centenary Celebrations

One hundred years is a long time by anyone’s reckoning and a lot can change over the course of a century. Great Britain has fought in two World Wars, we have hosted two Olympic Games, there have been 23 changes in Prime Minister and we have even had two male Wimbledon champions in that age of … Continue reading

Murray : Game, Set & Match

The sun is shining, the economy is recovering, the victorious Lions are heading home after their tour success and after 77 years of heartache a male British tennis player has finally won Wimbledon!   Since Andy Murray first stepped out onto the grass courts of SW19 as a wild card entry in 2005 at the tender age of just 18, Britain and … Continue reading

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The Great Gatsby Film Review

Brave is the word which springs to mind when a film-maker, however iconic, is prepared to take on the most sacred of American novels – The Great Gatsby – and transform it for the silver screen. F Scott Fitzgerald’s jazz age fable of doomed love and careless wealth has been tried and tested in movie form before; in … Continue reading

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