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This New Doctor Who

December 11, 2014 | By Paul Mackenzie Ross | No Comments | Filed in: Scifi.

As a boy, my first ever Doctor Who was John Pertwee, the third Doctor, after William Hartnell and Patrick Troughton. He wasn’t on my TV set for too long before he regenerated as Tom Baker and he, as far as I am concerned, is the quintessential  Doctor Who of my generation (X). Then we had • Read More »

Saving the Village Pub

July 9, 2012 | By Paul Mackenzie Ross | No Comments | Filed in: business, Pubs.

The Sycamore Inn, Parwich

“Saving the Village Pub” first appeared on the small business blog. I don’t know if you saw Countryfile on the BBC last night, but there was an excellent feature on saving the village pub, that most important but often-overlooked small business.

I don’t know why I watch The Apprentice…

March 26, 2009 | By Paul Mackenzie Ross | No Comments | Filed in: business.

…within 60 seconds of the start of the first episode of the fifth series on BBC One my humble sensibilities were assaulted by the sheer brutality of these people’s egos. For me, making money is better than sex. Oh dear. What a sad and lonely man. If civilisation collapsed or if we ever achieved utopia, • Read More »