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Fergus Cloughley's Blog – November 2012 Archive (1)

Business and the best laid schemes

One of the most famous works of Scotland’s national bard, Robert Burns, is “To a Mouse”.


During 1785, on a bleak winter’s day, Burns addressed a field mouse whose home he accidentally turned up with his plough.


In the poem, the bard praises the ‘foresight’ of the mouse in building the ‘cozie’ nest in advance of the freezing weather, while there was still good grass to do so.


But, ultimately, one of Burns’ conclusions is that, although we can…


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