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Farewell to the Starbucks Mugs

The only mugs in Starbucks are the customers. Hur hur hur! It’s been announced that ubiquitous high-street coffee chain, Starbucks is to ditch its chunky mugs in favour of bone china. I am actually a bit irritated about that –

Jan
06
2011

Hiding from the Raffia-Mafia*

Today I am, as I am often wont to do, sitting in my local branch of Starbucks working away on my laptop. I am dressed as I usually dress, namely in casual clothes, I have my laptop computer in front

Apr
01
2009

I am in Germany – apparently

I’m in Germany this morning – or so claims The Internetâ„¢. As it happens, I am sitting inside my usual coffee shop in Canary Wharf and sitting at my usual table (after it was vacated by interlopers) – but the

Jul
18
2008

Internet cafes – the once and future king?

I remember nearly a decade ago when the garish orange colours of the EasyEverything internet cafes started appearing in London and was thinking about that this morning a bit. I was an early adopter of the internet and amongst us

Feb
06
2008

Even a coffee shop?

A press release from the Thames Innovation Centre arrived this morning, which is actually quite interesting in what it is saying. The release comments on a plan to create a new UK science park that addresses environmental concerns on the

Jan
30
2008

The lunatic inside Starbucks

One of the nicer things about working in a coffee shop in the morning is the hustle and bustle going on around you. I think there is a sub-conscious response to that, as I do work faster and harder when

Jan
08
2008

Starbucks runs out of cups

Yesterday, I popped into one of the several hundred branches of Starbucks in Canary Wharf (that is only a slight exageration) for lunch and the lady was preparing a paper cup rather than the usual china mugs. I squeeked a

Dec
28
2007