Remembering Challenger

Remembering Challenger

Almost 30 years ago a spaceship named Challenger took off into the great blue yonder. Quite a routine thing at the time with NASA’s new launch vehicle, the space shuttle. This was the 25th space shuttle launch and by then it was thought that it was safe enough to send “normal” people into space. The

Will is back

Will is back

BBC films and the people who gave us Horrible Histories have just sent out a press release to let the world to know that they are about to start principle photography for a film, Bill, about England’s greatest playwright and the time that his story had been lost to history. Now we find out what

Apple reinvents advertising?

Apple reinvents advertising?

Today is a momentum day in the history of advertising.  It’s the day that the world saw, for the second time*, Apple’s classic, “big brother”, Superbowl ad. It was a different time on this day 30 years ago when that hit the screen during that game of American football. Computers were slow and not that

Losing my beard for charity

Losing my beard for charity

Hair today, charity gets money tomorrow. Back in July I had a problem with my heart. It decided that it needed some time off and gave me a heart attack. If we now fast forward to sometime last week, the guy who was running the infamous meeting when my problems started suggested that I shave