Saturday cartoon by Ralph Underhill – the simple-minded

It’s the weekend of the Game Fair, so spare a thought for all those people walking around in tweed in this hot weather – although you’d, maybe, think they had more sense. There will be a lot of talk about lead ammunition – it’s a big thing this Game Fair.  The shooting organisations are belatedly…

That RSPB TV advert – what I think

I think that the RSPB TV advert is a welcome gamble by the RSPB – I’m sure they’ve done lots of research to make it less of a gamble but it’s still a gamble.  Rumour has it, though I haven’t checked, that it’s a £2m gamble. What would a ‘big win’ look like if this…

Results of poll on RSPB TV advert

This little poll attracted 571 responses. Thank you to all who took part. Your comments on the TV advert were varied and fascinating.  The comments were generally less positive towards the advert than the voting – people who like things might take a few seconds to vote but don’t go out of their way to…

Emperor’s new clothes?

I headed off, towards the end of last week, with three chums to look at flowers and butterflies, and to drink beer and wine, and to put the world to rights. All of us could be described as senior enough to be grumpy old men, although, of course, our aim was to be happy not…