Ferris Bueller was right, "If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it." We all need to take time to stop and look around.
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Neil Jones, 35, from Portsmouth, Hants, said: “I’ve
averaged four pints a game and my friends have knocked back double that. I
was so excited by the action on the pitch I assumed I must be burning up the
“I kept drinking and wondered why nothing was happening. Now I feel
Jim O’Shea, 45, from Coventry, said: “I’ve been
drinking like a fish and I thought it was strange.
“I suspected the beer was watered down but had no idea it didn’t
contain a hint of alcohol. It’s outrageous. I could have saved a
fortune by drinking water. The fact that it’s alcohol-free should be advertised. It’s
typical of the French to try and cheat us.
The new Mitchell and Webb Apple ads that broke yesterday are the UK version. It might be that I watch too much Peep Show but I find it really hard to disassociate Robert Webb the actor from Jez the character he plays in the show. When I see the Apple ads and Webb is playing the part of "Mac", I just think of pretentious, arrogant, wanky Jez. Hmmm, not sure that is quite the brand associations that Apple were aiming at.
Seems like little-known comedians are the order of the day, with Microsoft signing up Demetri Martin in the States.
Ironically for the first time ever my Mac died on me last night - a dire slate grey screen, then a crash, then when I re-booted pages of code telling me "not to freak out." Maybe 3 years is just the life cycle of an iBook, but I hope not!