I remember nostalgia

Work Study

ISSN: 0043-8022

Publication date: 1 June 2000

Citation

(2000), "I remember nostalgia", Work Study, Vol. 49 No. 3. https://doi.org/10.1108/ws.2000.07949caa.006

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

Copyright © 2000, MCB UP Limited


I remember nostalgia

I remember nostalgia

On clearing my desk recently (no, I have not been sacked, I moved offices) I came across several small piles of visiting cards. The data that I wanted had been transferred into my PIM and my PDA (if you do not understand the acronyms, where have you been?) and so they were of no real use. Yet I was reluctant to throw them away. There is something about the real and symbolic act of handing over a visiting card that forms a relationship - and the act of throwing away a card seems to break that relationship. Perhaps I am just getting sentimental in my old age!