Tuesday, October 30


gI've heard of them, but so far they haven't been down here... until tonight: a chugger knocked on my door this evening, not quarter of an hour ago.

Now, I'm not a heartless soul and give to charity as and when I see it, but knocking on your door soliciting for business is, well, rather uncharitable if you ask me.

Mind you, it doesn't surprise me considering the plethora of media advertising I've seen recently - the NSPCC being a prime candidate: they ask for just £2 a month. Okay, fair enough, but of that £2 a month how much actually goes towards helping a child, compared to say the cost of producing and airing the advert (Saatchi & Saatchi aren't cheap, you know...)

What I suggest is this: instead of producing these cheap info-mercials (I think that's the term) and hiring commercial agencies, how about using the money raised for the purpose it was meant for and that is to stop child cruelty. Full stop.

Friday, October 19

Take on Me

Bloody hell, this takes me back... didn't think much of the song back then, but now - it's actually pretty good. The video, though, still looks fantastic.

Saturday, October 13

Alice... who the...

As I've got older, I've begun to appreciate the landscape around me more - it could possibly be my sub-conscious telling me that you're about to snuff it mate (gve or take another fifty years).

And programmes such has the BBC's Coast whet that appetite.

Mind you, it does help in having Dr Alice Roberts as one of the presenters: brains and beauty.


Friday, October 5

"I Believe"

Great song, great film, gorgeous actress/singer: cheesy video. C'est le vie.

If you haven't guessed already, and/or you haven't seen the film, then I definitely recommend you see Run Lola Run.