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Japanese Light Trucks

Japan is great. I was very lucky to go there for work many years ago. More than any other country I have been to, it is like landing on an alien  planet.  Almost nothing is familiar, the entire country seems to move at a different pace and in a different way to the rest of […]

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Lucky Miss for the Lego Man!

Of course I feel lucky that Earth did not get hit by the near-miss asteroid recently. But frankly, I’m also glad that the Canadian lego man with the flag didn’t get wiped out!

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What Happened on my Blog in 2011

Actually quite cool, and following on from my much clumsier effort in 2010 where I tried to summarise my year in review. The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 60,000 […]

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The Best Way to Advertise a Push-up Bra

Clearly, what you need is someone sufficiently feminine, yet also sufficiently flat chested to show off the mega-ness of your mega push up bra product. Model Andrej Pejic fits that bill perfectly. Hot sultry looks, perfect figure. And he is flat chested. … wait a minute, did you say HE? Yep. This is Andrej in one […]

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This is Not a Swimming Pool

There are many pools that I have seen (or not seen) that I want to swim in. These and these are great examples. I have also written here before about a fabulous HSBC outdoor ad for Climate Change. Now an installation in a Japanese gallery has taken the idea of a fake pool to a […]

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Everything IS Amazing!

Not really much to say about this, other than to say that it should be behind one of these: . So that whenever you need a lift or things are getting you down, a quick look at this will remind you that everything is, in fact, amazing.

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Who Knew Reagan Was so Funny?!

Ronald Reagan was a great president. The amount of change that happened under his watch, the tectonic shifts in world politics, the fall of the iron curtain. His summit meetings with the equally inspirational Gorbachev are all memories I have from my childhood. A time when there were two clear sides – the goodies and […]

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Flight Announcements with a Difference

I’m not really sure about some of these, you sort of want an airline to take this stuff very, very seriously. But then, when was the last time you actually listened to one of these? Perhaps doing announcements in a slightly more interesting way is actually the way forward. 1. Southwestern Rap (Pretty good) First […]

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Space Bar

Where do Astronauts go at the end of a long hard day of space travel, moon landings, intergalactic recon missions, and rocket fueled expeditions into the far reaches of the unknown? . Naturally.

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Post-it Wars in Paris

You would think that this was the doing of 3M who manufacture Post-it Notes. … but apparently no. It started when workers at one office at the Ubisoft building in Paris decided to use post-its to create a mural on their windows and send a message to the BNP Paribas bank across the road. This […]

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