The Porcelain Gentleman

A definitive guide to the land of lavatories

Category Archives: Retail

Disneyworld

The Setting: Standing in the queue to check table availability at the ‘Be Our Guest’ restaurant in Fantasy Land I was behind a forthright chap wearing a burgundy polo shirt … Continue reading

January 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Selfridges

The Setting: How close is Britain to a revolution? Listen to the sensationalist screaming’s of a comedic skinny-jeaned sex addict on Newsnight and one may be led to believe it’s … Continue reading

January 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Wal-Mart

The Setting: The supermarket is modern society’s pat on the back. A combination of complex global food distribution networks, diverse and varied consumption palates and forward thinking, almost intrusive, marketing … Continue reading

November 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Westfield – Stratford

The Setting: The ‘donut effect’ occurred in cities in the UK during the 70’s when the growing bourgeois decided they weren’t places to reside but instead dull grey monstrosities full … Continue reading

September 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

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