WITH ALL DUE RESPECT

'I beg your pardon?' I couldn't believe what I'd just heard. Who did this impertinent little person think they were? 'I was just wondering if it wasn't best to just admit we got it wrong?' 'Who are you?' 'Erm, I'm Nigel Billingsworth.' I waited for him to say more. 'Public Relations Assistant.' Another pause. 'Culture … Continue reading WITH ALL DUE RESPECT

THE BRIDE’S PARENTS

Agnes was getting all the sympathy. Each friend that popped round to see her with flowers and fruit and chocolates gave Archie the same look - a shake of the head, a sigh and raised eyebrows. True, Agnes had her ankle strapped up and needed crutches to get around (although Archie was sure she was … Continue reading THE BRIDE’S PARENTS

THE TRITE MESSAGE OF CHRISTMAS

10.57 - Pitch Meeting. Christmas Marketing Strategy for a leading supermarket. 'Right, let's hear your ideas.' 'A time to be with loved ones, especially this year.' 'A bit obvious.' 'Great food. Good times.' 'Very trite.' ''Helping You Save Their Christmas'. You know, the parents are superheroes saving it for the kids.' 'Stealing Santa's thunder a … Continue reading THE TRITE MESSAGE OF CHRISTMAS