What we learned this week

  • “The Chinese economy is based on workers putting in a 12-hour day for just 2.7 per cent of what their US counterparts would make to produce the low-cost goods on sale at the local Walmart” says Richard Swift in this article on China’s migrant workers.


  1. RELATE’s “new garden range” was announced on April 01, along with the claim that arguing with your partner over whether to grow flowers or vegetables is responsible for 28 % of the disputes RELATE deals with. That’s a shame, I like the idea.

    The “Rise” of real bread. There’s a bakery listed in Stoke, I might start using it.

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