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16 August 2019 · Leave a comment

Sorry, your Majesty. Crossrail should be named the Johnson line

Crossrail needs a new muse. Step forward Mr Johnson. Not that Mr Johnson.

23 February 2016 · 1 Comment

The tragic tale of the Twunfollow threat

A long while ago, I held a meeting with a potential supplier. In the tradition of Simon Bates’ Our Tune, let’s call them Fred. I liked Fred’s work very much … Continue reading

18 February 2013 · 2 Comments

Reasons to love Waitrose, part 2.0

Brands, remember this: often, it doesn’t take too much effort – you have us at hello. I for one can be easily pleased, and I’m not unusual. Yesterday, the team … Continue reading

1 March 2011 · 4 Comments

Domi No Pizza – or how to burn a brand

Here in the beautiful flatlands we are disadvantaged in only one regard. Only one local food emporium will deliver. So every now and again it’s a 30 minute round trip … Continue reading

24 February 2011 · 1 Comment

The worst job pitches?

Our CEO received an annoying email today. I know this because she forwarded it on and said it had annoyed her. The email contained an attachment – a critique of … Continue reading

25 May 2010 · Leave a comment