August 18, 2017

Archives for December 2012

Buy my product… and live happily ever after

At a car-boot sale recently I couldn’t resist buying two eerie little framed prints of “Jack and Jill” tumbling down a hill and “the old women who lived in a shoe”; they were over 120 years old and only a pound each!But what is it with society’s fixation with folklore and fairy tales, myths and […]

Two very different snowmen

Two very British institutions – John Lewis and Irn Bru – and two very different takes on the festive season. Every year, around the beginning of November, a buzz of excitement ignites in the UK media. Forget about the festive season’s must-see TV shows, the big news is what is going to be the best […]