Tag Archives : ranting

Dissecting a press release

Dissecting A Comic Book Press Release


I get some press releases from comic book companies. Not many, but enough for them to be a regular feature in my inbox. I’m not sure quite how that happened – my email address has been harvested by a social media company that has been selling it on incorrectly to PR companies, but I don’t know if comic book companies’…

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Not The Royal Wedding


People want to feel attached to a ‘historic’ moment in their lifetime. I wanted nothing to do with it, and this is my reminder of that day. Friday morning was wonderfully quiet in the suburbs of London. Instead of being one of the idiots who had camped out the night before to wave a silly flag as two people they…

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Thoughts About Smokers


I don’t hate smokers. Not any more. Well, not all of them, anyway. I used to hate smokers indiscriminately. I thought they were all stupid people who were deliberately out to annoy me with their smoking habit, secretly blowing their smoke in my direction. As I have aged, I have mellowed in my views. There are still smokers I hate:…

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