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Taking a Moment

Most of us spend our days earning an honest crust. Time is short, and when much of it is spent working the professional treadmill, finding that precious moment to potter on the plot or meander through the garden can, at times, become a challenge. 336 more words


The largest cargo ship to ever land in the US is just too big for the business

The mega-cargo ship CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin is as long as the Empire State building is tall, but the ship’s marketers will need to find…


Recession Watch: Inventory Glut, Iffy Consumer Demand Sink US Freight Volume

From Wolf Street, by Wolf Richter

Worst March, worst first quarter since 2010.

The goods-based economy in the US, largely dependent on the previously irrepressible but now strung-out American consumer, isn’t doing so well. 245 more words


16 Apr 2016 (AFR) - Apartment glut a threat to financial stability, warns RBA

(16 April 2016, AFR, p1, by Jonathan Shapiro)

‘A glut of inner city apartments and an influx of Chinese money into the property market is shifting the risks in the banking system, the Reserve Bank has said in its semi-annual health check of the financial sector.’ 15 more words

1.Market Observations


I feel so sick.

leaned over the porcelain, feeling that

my bile mars the cool white just as it does

my insides.

Not just the esophagus, the stomach, the liver. 83 more words


14 Apr 2016 (AFR) - Inner city Sydney apartments fall by up to 19 per cent, JLL report shows

(14 April 2016, AFR, p3, by Su-Lin Tan)

‘Sydney inner-city apartment prices are starting to mirror price falls in central Melbourne, by falling as much as 19 per cent in the last three months of 2015 in some areas, a report by global real estate group JLL has shown. 44 more words

1.Market Observations

Autumn roasted tomato sauce

Every wondered what to do with 3-4 kilos of end-of-season tomatoes going cheap at your local green grocers, the answer is this: roasted tomato sauce. Chop the tomatoes up with some onion, garlic, herbs, salt and a good slurp of olive oil. 487 more words