Tag Archives: Commercials

A brief history of Milkmen

If you’re anything like me then if you cast your mind back to around 7am or so then up until the late 1980’s you’d likely be very familiar with the jingle of milk bottles and the heavy clunk as they … Continue reading

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Don’t make an advertisement of yourself

Everyone no doubt had phrases uttered to them when they were a child. Some of them made sense and many others didn’t seem to. Whether it was “having your leg pulled” or my Granddads “I’ve got a bone in me … Continue reading

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Best TV adverts and commercials

This week marks the 60th anniversary of the first television advertisements on British television with the creation of the first Independent Television channel to take on the BBC which famously (and in my view, thanks heavens for that) doesn’t show … Continue reading

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Falling out of love, with Football

Today is the one year anniversary since the London 2012 Olympics. I’ve said how much before I enjoyed it but what I didn’t realise at the time would be how it changed sport for me and it seems I’m not … Continue reading

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