Mr. James A. Robertson

"Bryan Talbot fan"
Helpful votes received on reviews: 95% (125 of 132)
Location: Birmingham, England


Top Reviewer Ranking: 91,077 - Total Helpful Votes: 125 of 132
Amazon: pay living wages to your workers by Amazon Anonymous
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Pay a decent wage NOW!, 11 Jun 2014
You better be scared of consumer backlash Amazon: if I had my way every company operating in the UK and taking advantage of our roads, railways, hospitals, educated workforce, health service, postal service, police force, firefighters and all of the other stuff paid for by taxes would be forced to pay a minimum of 25% tax, irrespective of any dodges or wheezes to get out of it.

The law should be changed to contain a line like "if by whatever means a companys tax liability is reduced to below 25% then they will still pay a minimum of 25% in tax."

Either that or nationalise them.
Sally Heathcote: Suffragette by Mary Talbot
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
.. - and Kate Charleworth of course!

Telling the story of the suffragette movement through the device of an invented viewpoint character who moves amongst all of the actual historical people involved in the struggle for women's votes in England of 1910 - 14, this is a moving, richly detailed story from the husband and wife team of Bryan and Mary Talbot who recently won the Costa book award for Dotter of her father's eyes.

The only difference this time is that they recruited the talented Kate Charlesworth to ink and colour Bryan's pencils: partly because they are so busy and partly for a different style - and they really work: colour is used sparingly to bring out… Read more
Don't Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approach to We&hellip by Steve Krug
This book is my absolute bible: I have all 3 editions and recommend it continually: and the people I loan it to end up buying 3 copies themselves: 1 to keep - 1 to give to the people who report to them and 1 to give to their manager.

It is the best argument and proof of why you need to make your website answer your customers concerns - and not your own: it shows how people just Do Not Care about your company - it's organisation, or anything else - except the task they came to your site to complete. If you distract them from that task or annoy them or make them think about something that is not their key task they will leave. And never return.

So: the single best acid… Read more

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