I tell you I’m a Hobbit!

I read in the news (The Telegraph - Middle Earth protest as New Zealanders take to the streets over Hobbit plans) that Peter Jackson was considering moving the troubled production of Tolkien's Hobbit out of New Zealand.  Outraged Antipodeans protested with banners stating "New Zealand is Middle Earth". This made me smile because I consider …

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Warwickshire Fire Service Closures

The Telegraph is reporting that Warwickshire Fire Service is to close 7 stations and retire from service a third of their fire engines with a loss of 100 retained firefighters.  The Telegraph - Warwickshire fire service 'to close stations' So what does this mean if you live in Warwickshire?  Well for a start it means …

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Middle Quinton’s unsupported claims

Looks like St Modwen and The Bird Group of Companies have been at it again, stretching the truth about the poorly planned Middle Quinton "eco-town" site (BBC News - Eco town advert misled public).  This time their fanciful marketing has been dragged before the Advertising Standards Authority. In a local press advert St Modwen and …

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McCann Erickson – world class stupidity

In a move fitting of the stupidity we're used to seeing from the World Class Stratford muppets, the Government created Advantage West Midlands have managed to create and air a commercial for Stratford-upon-Avon that was filmed not just in a different town, but in a different county! Advantage West Midlands enlisted the advertising skills, and …

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