Browsing All Posts published on »May, 2009«

I’m a blogger get me out of here

May 28, 2009

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Thanks to Shea Gunther at MNN for the tip-off on NBC’s latest online competition to send one of seven bloggers to Costa Rica to blog behind the scenes at the latest season of ‘I’m a Celebrity’. Taking a leaf out of the Australian Tourism Board’s marketing book, the competition generates a hell of a lot of online […]

New Kanye video feat. Rhianna

May 27, 2009

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Thanks to @Blind_I for the tip-off on the new Kanye West video. Rhianna looks fierce (loving the lingerie) and thank God ‘Ye has ditched that dodgy haircut. Does anyone know who directed this?

In praise of the lunch hour

May 18, 2009

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As someone who lucky to get lunch let alone a lunch break, I was enthused by news of a campaign encouraging Britain’s desk-slaves to make the most of their 60 minutes of freedom. I’m tempted to do series of lunchtime adventures, detailing all the things I get up to in my lunch break but this […]

Dream job (for boozers)

May 14, 2009

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Inspired by what has to be the marketing campaign of the year, US winery Murphy-Goode has taken a leaf out of the Australian Tourism Boards book as is offering the prize of a $10,000 a month job to a ‘social media whiz’. Based in Healdsburgh, Sonoma County the winning applicant will report on lifestyle and winemaking […]

Vanessa Feltz wins a Sony

May 11, 2009

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Vanessa Feltz hosts the best radio show in London. I’ve always known it and tonight it’s been confirmed at the Sony Radio Academy Awards. The Robert Elms Show, also on BBC London 94.9, is a close  contender among my personal favourites but I’m really glad Vanessa has won as there are few other shows that […]

Escape to Puerto Rico, Hunter S Thompson style

May 11, 2009

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It’s the sort of reporting that makes you feel better.  Jason Booth’s almost poetic comentary on a recent trip to Puerto Rico inspired by Hunter S Thompson’s novel The Rum Diaries soothes over you, an effect due as much to its delivery as its content. Retracing the steps of the fleeing Gonzo journalist, Booth escapes the media hubbub […]

Guy Bordin @ The Wapping Project

May 11, 2009

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Guy Bordin’s latest exhibition provides you with the perfect excuse to visit The Wapping Project. This is one of East London’s hidden gems. A former hydraulic power station that has been turned into an art gallery/ bar/ restaurant. It’s a truly amazing space. Info: Hydraulic Power Station, Wapping Wall, London, E1W 3SG. Tel: 020 7680 […]