Tony Grist (poliphilo) wrote,
Tony Grist
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The Death Of The High Street

I was a little taken aback to learn that HMV was going into administration. Many a happy hour I've spent...etc...etc...but not recently. In fact it must be many months since I did any shopping on any High Street. I'll admit it. I'm part of the problem.

It's all very well bewailing the death of the High Street, but the way we buy things is changing- and asking people to go back- and abandon the speed and convenience of the internet and the supermarket- is a bit like asking them to ditch their cars in favour of pony-traps.  
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