At first they came for the smokers but I did not speak out as I did not smoke. Then they came for the binge drinkers but I said nothing as I did not binge. Now they have an obesity strategy.
Now you know?I was at a session years ago where some over promoted VC came (in a golf jacket!) to explain to a group of academics how the "old" model was 'Academic and students'. Today, according to this golf club president, it was 'Corporate and units'.But the really jaw dropping moment came when Arnold Palmer-lite sketched out his 'vision' of higher education.'Our (sic) model is Marks and Spenser. When people go into M&S to buy a sandwich they know and expect quality. A well balanced set of ingredients, properly described and attractively presented at a fair price representing good value.'The silence following this declaration of belief, was as they say, absolute. I will never forget his smiling face.Someone I knew at an FE college had a similar experience speaking to a senior administrator."J–, when I see students I see the pound sign."
It's odd, when I look at a M&S sandwich I think, 'what pretentious, over-priced shite'. So maybe he had a point.
Greggs are opening loads more shops.
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