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Salad cream is dead, long live salad cream – Marketing masterclass – the art of patronising one’s patrons.
Salad cream is dead, long live salad cream. What's in a name? The decision by Heinz to consider changing the name of its 'Salad Cream' to 'Sandwich Cream' is somewhat perplexing. They claim that a name change is appropriate because the name no longer "fairly...read more
The Royal Wedding. The Dress. After an eternity of Royal Wedding fever, we can now relax, content in the afterglow of a spectacular day. The weather was wonderful, the royal correspondents were at their fawning sycophantic best, and the dress was white, long, and...read more
What women want. Uncountable man-hours of speculation and research have gone into discovering what women want. Getting an understanding of the female mind is said to be as impossible as getting out of a TalkTalk contract, and it's thought to be cloaked in mystery....read more
The sounds of Christmas. The sounds of Christmas endure the test of time, and the memory of them lingers long after the event. The sound of the kids ripping open presents at four in the morning will stay with you forever. The sound of granddad farting in his sleep...read more
The definitive guide to jeans. Setting trends. There are numerous names and phrases that spring to mind when talking about fashion. Mary Quant, Yves Saint Laurent, the mini skirt, the little black dress, le smoking jacket, I could go on, but you get the general idea....read more
How to move on in life. Some people have importance written all over them, others feel the need to flash it about, but there is another way to get to where you want to be in life. The centre of my universe (other universes are available). It is an undeniable...read more