July 2009

Public Enemy No 1


It's 75 years to the day since John Dillinger died outside a Chicago theatre in 1934! For those not in the know, this is very topical given the recent release of “Public Enemies”, starring Johnny Depp as the aforementioned Dillinger. No doubt this is a film I’m soon to endure as my wife has had [...]

Public Enemy No 12019-01-31T11:37:21+00:00

To post or not to post…


It’s fifty years since the first UK postcode was introduced in 1959!A nice little factoid and one I’ll certainly file away under “useful gems for the pub quiz”… but so what, surely they’ve been replaced by that ubiquitous item of personal identity, the email address?I’m not so sure. There’s still a place for direct mail. [...]

To post or not to post…2019-02-01T10:53:19+00:00