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Isn't WordPress simply amazing.  And so the excuses start to dissipate.  Now I just need to get a few 10 years of random history and a bit of personal fun up here and it should all be quite something in no time.  Or not....

Everyone remembers their first real pitch at a new agency.  At Ogilvy it was BP's Target Neutral.  Amazing project, amazing creative and even more amazingly, it launched pretty close to what was proposed! For this project we did the brand mark, site design, online advertising and...

Creatives coming in to interview always talk about "their book" or "their portfolio" -- and can talk for 5 minutes or 5 hours on each piece.  They take pride and seeing as this is a big part of what we sell, they should.  I've always...

Merry Christmas! Funny momment to start a blog but working on a project for my Dad, The FEB Log, I've come across a great blogging tool with WordPress and have finally discovered inspiration. The question will be whether this becomes a great external brain, semi-public repository of...

This is one piece that I got to dine out on -- even if I have to be honest and say I wasn't at Ogilvy when it was done.  In fact in my first week back in London I went with the team to the...

It isn't every day you get invited to judge a really big awards event.  Here is one in 2001. Really fun week in a down time in the industry.  Can't say expensed much of it but met some really bright people, saw some former folk I...

Internet Magazine's top 50 This year's top 50 internet luminaries according to Emap's Internet Magazine Amy Vickers guardian.co.uk, Friday April 20 2001 09.32 BST Article history Abby Hardoon, Host Europe Adam Twiss, Zeus Technology Adrian Baker, DoubleClick Alex Dale, Virgin.net Alex...

Press Release: ORGANIC LAUNCHES NEXT GENERATION OF BT.COM ORGANIC LAUNCHES NEXT GENERATION OF BT.COM Release Date: 15 September 2000 bt.com offers greater functionality and personalisation to help customers find their way on-line London, 15 September 2000 -- Organic, Inc. (Nasdaq: OGNC) today announced its completion of the first stage of a...