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I took the road less travelled….and ended up in a traffic jam [Thursday, May 18, 2017]

There was a great Guardian article recently that highlighted the results of a recent survey showing consumer spending on goods […]

10 Inspirational People, 10 Glorious Gardens [Monday, May 1, 2017]

Blue Sail is 10 years old this year, and to celebrate we’re publishing an original series of personal “Top 10s”.  […]

Top 10 captivating events [Thursday, March 30, 2017]

To celebrate Blue Sail’s first 10 years we’re publishing a series of “Top 10s” throughout 2017 … So here’s a […]

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO US! [Tuesday, February 21, 2017]

  Blue Sail is 10 years old, and we’re marking our first decade with a series of Top 10 blogposts […]

Room for a View [Tuesday, November 29, 2016]

I had the good fortune this autumn to spend a chunk of time in Florence, one of the most successful […]

Pandering to the metropolitan elite [Thursday, October 13, 2016]

Another visit to Manchester’s newly-glittering Whitworth Gallery, winner of Visit England’s gold prize for large visitor attraction 2016. On a […]

A tale of two chairs and a kiss [Friday, September 9, 2016]

I’ve a confession to make. I’m a bit obsessed with public realm schemes and public spaces.  That obsession comes from seeing […]

Out in a summer storm [Sunday, August 21, 2016]

I was half way to the fish shop yesterday when a wave crashed onto the promenade ahead – pebbles and […]

‘It’s Just a Flesh Wound’ – The Tourism Manager or The Black Knight? [Thursday, June 2, 2016]

    Tourism or Destination Management is an interesting idea. But listening to recent discussions at the TMI Hot Topic […]

France as a Modern Tale [Thursday, May 12, 2016]

This is very clever.  A smart, stylish, sexy 1 min 40 sec video promoting France with a (rather loose) interpretation […]

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