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April 25, 2017

The day with no Crosswits

For reasons too inane to go into, earlier today, I found myself reading the Wikipedia page for the 1980s ITV daytime game show Crosswits. Crosswits was […]
April 21, 2017

I’ve found a buried chest!

The term “cliffhanger” is considered to have originated with the serialised version of Thomas Hardy’s A Pair of Blue Eyes, published serially in Tinsley’s Magazine in 1873. […]
April 13, 2017

1,000 true fans

In 2008, the founding editor of Wired magazine, Kevin Kelly wrote a blog post where he proposed a new creative model. Rather than aiming for mass appeal, […]
April 6, 2017

The Sachertorte war

I’ve just come back from a weekend in Vienna. It’s a very beautiful city, full of grand buildings and rich in history. During our time there, […]
March 29, 2017

Brexit Headline Generator

The day is here.  Britain has formally served notice of its intention to leave the EU.  Here’s our guess at some of the headlines that we’re […]
March 29, 2017

The wrong trousers

When I was getting ready for work this morning, I took out a pair of trousers from my drawer as is my wont. I thought that […]
March 28, 2017

Baby pigeons

I went to Trafalgar Square to try and solve the question “why don’t we see baby pigeons?” I found the answer. We’ve been looking at the […]
March 21, 2017

Indistinguishable from magic

I went to a talk recently which dealt with the theme of fear and technology. During the talk, the speaker made one of those points which […]
March 17, 2017

Speak and Spell

I think it was Neil Tennant who, when asked if he accepted that his band had a somewhat preposterous name, replied by saying that the thing […]
March 10, 2017

The end of the circus

I was on a flight to Edinburgh a few weeks ago and through the gap between the orange seats I spotted a report in the Wall […]
April 24, 2015

14 Things You Need To Know About This Week

Yesterday we had our first PR Club event, thank you to everyone who came along! 11 awkward things about email PRs take note… The best time […]
April 16, 2015

15 Things You Need To Know About This Week

How Netflix reinvented HR National daily newspaper sales fall by half a million in a year This project in Google’s secret research lab could change the […]
April 13, 2015

The art of the apology

We all make mistakes from time to time, whether it’s in our professional or personal lives. Part of what makes us human is our fallibility. The […]
April 10, 2015

15 Things You Need To Know About This Week

Our client SquareTrade did a Bend Bot test on the Samsung S6 Edge, iPhone 6 and HTC One M9 – it’s almost at 2 million views! Twitter […]
March 27, 2015

10 Things You Need To Know About This Week

Your smartphone could be tracking you every 3 minutes! Facebook is making a Phone app. BT Mobile could launch this week. Jeremy Clarkson was dropped by […]
March 18, 2015

10 Things You Need To Know About This Week

Now the new Barbie can gossip. It records kids’ voices and sends the intel back to corporate! What will Meerkat do without Twitter 3 tools that […]
March 13, 2015

15 Things You Need To Know About This Week

Apple Watch. Everything you need to know A driverless Mercedes has been going around SanFran and it looks like the future is here This is why […]
March 6, 2015

10 Things You Need To Know About This Week

Ford wants to make all car launches social media first campaigns IKEA unveils phone charging furniture  Google to launch US mobile network Cadbury and M&S lose […]
February 27, 2015

10 Things To Know About This Week

It was the final Orange Wednesday this week Spotify on desktop is now a karaoke machine KFC to introduce cups you can eat to UK branches, […]
February 6, 2015

10 Things You Need To Know About This Week

This may be the scariest wave we’ve ever seen! David Cameron likes to listen to the ‘chillax’ playlist on Spotify Snapchat update: Discover – a new […]
February 3, 2015

10 Things You Need To Know About This Week

Daily Mirror published a montage of tits on their page 3 British Heart Foundation is calling for a pre-watershed junk food ban Brands that respond on […]
January 22, 2015

10 Things You Need To Know About This Week

Is it worth advertising on Snapchat for $750k?! 10 homepages that teach you something new every time you open them Rihanna wins a long court battle […]
January 16, 2015

10 Things You Need To Know About This Week

Blogger Marc Ehrich has promoted a tool that allows you to check whether someone has liked a Facebook page you don’t like. How to be motivated […]
January 9, 2015

10 Things You Need To Know About This Week

This weather app is probably the most honest one you’ll ever come across Why you should use the word “and” instead of “but” Virgin Trains saves […]
December 23, 2014

Houston PR review of the year 2014

Happy Christmas from Houston PR!  It has been a momentous year for us, with so many highlights we don’t really know where to start.  Some of […]