Posts by ben

What we bought each other for Christmas 2017

Every year we make a list of categories and buy each other one present for each category. In previous years, we’d done 10 categories, but then we realised we were spending more on each other than we were our families, so this year we narrowed it down to five categories – one of them being…

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Why the Vanish Tip Exchange is a big flop

vanish tip exchange

I recently saw an advert for Vanish promoting their ‘Tip Exchange’ website. The ideas is that people share their tips on the blog and people comment. My immediate reaction was ‘Surely they’re all going to be the same thing, just saying to use Vanish on everything.’ This is pretty much how the advert portrays it,…

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The Dolphins of Death Team

The Dolphins of Death Team

Today I was having a meeting with a client at work. In the background, I could hear music playing over the speakers in the reception. The song had a catchy beat and the lyrics intrigued me. “You give me diamonds, I give you nothing” made me smile, but then “You can’t own me, I’m like…

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