I See Sacked People…

The papers may have done their best to ruin the surprise for us but it didn’t make TV3’s The Apprentice any less compulsive last night.  OK, I’ll qualify that – it was, by far, the dullest challenge the contestants have had thus far; collecting rubbish (albeit extraordinarily valuable, recyclable rubbish) and stacking it in cages hardly makes for […]

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Pootsie Pizza, Pootsie Pasta

There’s a vicious rumour going around (or maybe I simply dreamt it) that one of the mainstays of globalised, Muppet-centric, gastronomic mimicry is changing its name.  A chain world-famous for selling so-called pizza is to temporarily rebrand to make a big deal out of its so-called pasta.  I know, it sounds like the punchline of […]

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A Nose For A Good Story…

Fair play to the Daily Mail hack whose feature, ‘Smart Scent’, about perfumes which “say they’ll make you seem slimmer, sexier – even more intelligent” was published today.  Clearly, the commissioning editor correctly decided that any article about the miracle of scent would be best written by someone who goes by the name of Alice Smellie.  Reminds […]

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