Monthly Archives: July 2011

Checking in your life

My friend Eric is moving to New Zealand.  It’s been a fascinating process to watch so far beginning with the job application all the way to getting the freight container packed up. I’m not interested because moving house is new to … Continue reading

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Hail to the Chief

One of my favourite films is Dave. It tells the story of a man who runs a temp agency and is an uncanny look-alike for the President.  One day he is hired by the White House to impersonate the President leaving a hotel, … Continue reading

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Read All About It?

  Private Eye ran a controversial cover after the death of Diana, Princess of Wales. As you can imagine it caused controversy.  Some people claimed it was in bad taste. Others felt it was telling an uncomfortable truth. People didn’t like to … Continue reading

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Bear With Me

The most popular current character in British advertising is the Birds Eye Polar Bear.  He is controlling, slightly sinister and omnipresent. In a recent ad we find him waiting patiently in a freezer with salmon that you bake in a bag. … Continue reading

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