150 clues for 150 Brands

Update: feel free to help each other out in the comments section below, but no spoilers please! Every day, London’s commuters are bombarded with ads. Without wishing to go all Derren Brown, how many do they remember without realising...

Intermission

I’m sitting finals at the moment, so the only writing I’ll be doing over the next couple of weeks will be during three-hour stints in exam halls. Having said that, I’ve found some interesting figures on diversity in certain...

Bin the banknote boys’ club

In a few years’ time, everybody on British bank notes who isn’t the Queen will have a willy. My last post triggered a few responses from people who were totally cool with that. Here are some of their arguments, each...

Ratio of women to men on bank notes

In 2016, Sir Winston Churchill will be replacing Elizabeth Fry on the £5 note.* When this happens, the only woman on British currency will be the Queen. This news left me wondering what the proportion of men to women...
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How the Daily Mail works

Logging onto Facebook today, I’m seeing a lot of this: So, in light of the latest offering from Samantha Brick currently doing the rounds, here’s a quick reminder of how the Daily Mail works: DM publishes a straight-faced article...