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Land of the Rising Fun: Circle is big in Japan

In 1984 the German band Alphaville had their biggest ever hit with Big In Japan. It was a great tune though the lyrics weren’t the best and the video was pure 1980’s.

Fast-forward 31 years to todays to Rochdale in the North of England and we at Circle can like Alphaville, claim to be “Big in Japan!” Continue reading Land of the Rising Fun: Circle is big in Japan

Time: Now you see it, now you don’t

Social care pro Damien Ribbans shares his magic trick to make more time for those that need it most.

It’s a funny construct, time. There is a Spanish proverb that says “Time is relative to where you are, what you do, and for whom you are waiting.”

In these times of financial austerity, time is the only thing we aren’t running out of. We have less money, fewer resources, fewer jobs. But the amount of time we have is still the same. Time is currency, and we need to count it as equally as valuable as the rest of our dwindling resources. Let me show you how I think we are being wasteful with it.
Continue reading Time: Now you see it, now you don’t