I went to visit a friend in London last weekend and we decided to brave Oxford Street since it was their special traffic free VIP shopping day. It was a great idea in principle, but thousands of soggy shoppers clashing umbrellas with each other doesn’t make for a very VIP-ish afternoon (although the fake snow … Continue reading a festive tale of Johnny LouLous and the impromptu middle class sit-in
There are some great Christmas ads already airing...and some not so great ones too. Boots has continued the Here Come the Girls theme with a crack team of women getting Christmas sorted while everyone else is asleep. It’s engaging, funny, on brand and totally relatable. It also stands up to repeated viewing, which is a … Continue reading xmas ads – Christmas Crackers and Festive Flops
If there’s been a theme to the fluffier (non royal wedding related) UK news over the past couple of weeks, it’s been People Power. From X Factor Wagner protest votes and Gillian McKeith’s 6th I’m a Celebrity trial in a row to the John Lewis cold doggy, People Power has been setting the agenda. It … Continue reading People Power is going to change AdLand’s playing field
I’ve been doing a little online detective work this evening. I regularly pop over to AdAge to check out their Best Ads and the John Lewis Christmas ad is currently one of their top picks. Except it wasn’t the ad above. ‘Your Song’ had been replaced by ‘How Deep Is Your Love’. I have to … Continue reading John Lewis Christmas ad – have I found another version or perhaps a work in progress?