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The Orkneys between Light and Darkness

It was raining and breezy. Excited we embarked the wavering ferry to the Orkneys. We knew that these islands are situated that far north as South Greenland. 1,211 more words


John Rae Society Open Day at Clestrain House

On Sunday the 23rd July 2017, we decided to visit Clestrain House, for the John Rae Society open day.

There is a plaque on the approach to the house. 577 more words


Style File Friday- The Dog Park

Hanging out with my brother and our friends and all of the dogs (Loki, Thor, and Thorn) is pretty important to me- it’s a great time to relax, it’s a few hours outside in the sun and fresh air, and it’s time with the puppers! 448 more words


Five things you should know before you start your work day on April 5

Good morning. Editor Nicole MacAdam (@nicole_mac1) here. After another bad quarter, HBC is doing some soul searching, bank CEOs continue to parry questions about aggressive sales tactics and Alberta’s energy regulator is suing to get the money it’s owed from Lexin. 844 more words


Should Hudson Bay Buy Neiman Marcus? The Case For And Against.

Tuesday¬†morning the Neiman Marcus Group reported another quarter of disappointing financial results and announced that it was going to¬†“explore strategic alternatives.”

To be sure, some of Neiman’s problems are idiosyncratic, largely owing to a botched systems implementation and a now crushing debt load taken on in a 2013 private equity buyout. 839 more words

Relevance-light models are now retail's big problem

So-called “asset-light” business models, where a company has relatively few capital assets compared to the overall size of its operations, have drawn increasing attention (and investor dollars) in recent years. 433 more words

The Futility of Trying To Keep The Cats Off My New Mattress

The cats have done it again. Just when I thought the rules were clear and all parties understood them perfectly, they decided to Do-As-They-Damn-Well-Pleased — … 869 more words