Christmas adverts…

As any elderly person will tell you from the middle of August onwards… it’ll soon be Christmas; having reached mid November I think it’s fair to say they are now right. Indeed, the evidence of this fact is everywhere. Supermarkets and shops are full to bursting with overpriced, glitter-laden old tat; dropping temperatures and Danish […]

Why David Attenborough Can Never Be King of England…

David Attenborough’s brilliant, isn’t he? I mean proper superfriggincalivagifeckspialidocious-type fantastic. Everything about him is ‘cool’, from his cheerful  unconcern at having the type of hair that goes all floppy when he’s having a bit of a rumpus with a surly gorilla, to that voice of his – like partially melted Rolos that have been spiked […]

Anthropoid Enchantment…

I was randomly looking at stuff on YouTube today when I came across a clip from a show called “Monkey”. It was originally shown in the 70’s in the UK but has since been repeated due to a cult status and public demand. It’s truly bizarre stuff, but extremely entertaining if you like that kind […]

Hipsters & Online Dating …

I’ve previously declared my undying love for adverts here – I’ve also admitted that I find some ads so egregiously awful they have pushed me almost to the brink of postal behaviour, armed only with a copy of Heat and a pair of  ghd™ hair straighteners. And speaking of love and rubbish adverts (see what […]

If you’re going to Gla-ston-bury, be sure to wear – deodorant & something waterproof …

The BBC channels are awash with images of rain, muddy fields and be-wellied students, all accompanied by the pounding beats of a semi-eclectic mix of music. It can mean only one thing – it’s festival season. Yes, the English summer is here and Glastonbury is once more in full swing. I’ve never been to Glastonbury […]