“Please join me in a drive for better letters”

As a follow-up to the 1951 'No Idle Words' booklet, comes this gem of a letter about writing letters. Its author was Charles Hill, a doctor turned broadcaster and politician who briefly held the office of Postmaster General. Note also the┬álovely simplification of the royal coat of arms - just remove all the fussy heraldry … Continue reading “Please join me in a drive for better letters”

Fun with tight briefs, or how few tomatoes does it take to make a newspaper?

A few months after Orange bought Ananova a bunch of us gathered in a fifth floor meeting room at Marshall Mill to reflect on our relationship with the new parent company. As the creators of the world's first virtual newscaster we quite fancied our ability to make our own weather. Now we were expected to … Continue reading Fun with tight briefs, or how few tomatoes does it take to make a newspaper?