(Slipping) Evening Standards

13 07 2009

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I think it’s a sad time we’re living in when something – once the symbol of London pride and the mark of a bowler-hatted gentleman – is visibly crumbling before us.

I’ve seen them selling the paper for 10p at Paddington Station, i’ve seen them bribe us to purchase with a free Oyster Card or ruck-sack, i even picked up a free copy when it was relaunched – But this evening it was being handed out gratis because it just hadn’t been sold. The vendor, stood at his umbrellaed metal box, distributed freely from a 3ft pile of unwanted Standards. Read the rest of this entry »

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Bionase – Hayfever ‘cure’?

15 05 2009

 

"My hayfever vanished - as did my boyfriend!"

"My hayfever vanished - as did my boyfriend!"

Normally i don’t pay too much attention to the classified ads in the Metro (unlike those in the Innovations catalogue) but i’m glad i looked more closely at this one.

It fills me with joy the way the model on the top left attempts to look attractive – whilst demonstrating the Bionase.  

I can just imagine her joy when receiving the call from her agent telling her she’d just got a national ad campaign; followed by her crushing disappointment when she got to the shoot and realised she’s have to stick a wired peg up her nose.

At least the ad was in black and white – this lady didn’t get off so ‘lightly’ –

A night out in Bangkok's red-light district wasn't quite the same as it used to be

Bangkok's red-light district wasn't quite the same as it used to be

 

Once i started looking into the Bionase, i was so tickled with the pics i found that i thought i’d start a dedicated gallery here – 

BS511

Smells OK - but i'm still not convinced...

cat-4-1

Bionase - 1992

This won't hurt a bit...

This won't hurt a bit...

"Have you taken the f**king picture yet?

"Have you taken the f**king picture yet?

I'm only doing this if you PROMISE it won't end up online

I'm only doing this if you PROMISE it won't end up online

Bionase

We like to make our own Christmas decorations

user4

You won't be smiling in a minute.

I think someone tagged the wrong photo...

Wrong tag (i hope)