I read the news today
This is a little overdue. Thanks to the brutal murder of a heretical Jewish revolutionary some time ago, and the official stamp of marriage being placed on two posh kids’ fornicating, there has not been much work in the UK these last ten or so days as most of the country are being confused by unseasonably good weather ( and on a double-double bank holiday!), blinking wildly like a recently...
An actual post about advertising
But at least its not current. I would want to over-deliver this week. I have a tendency with this blog to write about matters that cut straight to the heart of the periphery. Ultimately, it is the stuff at the edges that is interesting. Where advertising runs headlong into the lunatic fringes of sociology, anthropology and numerous other disciplines lie the richest areas for exploration. Or at...
Red Star (hung) over China
Chinese white spirit. Last year when I was in Beijing, I came across Baijiu for the first time in my life. Friends who studied Chinese and had spent their years abroad in Beijing, Shanghai, or for that matter numerous other cities which I had never heard of, but it turned out had a population similar to that of the entire Birmingham/Aston/East Midlands conurbation had warned me of its...
Vote Old Spice
I have a confession. Well, I have two. Firstly, this week, I have resigned my Labour Party membership. Every time I have had any dealings with activists, they have been preoccupied with how they are going to get back into power, and with it all the accompanying internal wrangling- politiking rather than politics. I want to be sold a big idea, I want something that I can buy into. I am not going to...