Extra fillings (great in cakes, not in copy)

27/7/2012 By Liz Lancashire We all like to add a bit of richness to our musings, like most of us are fond of a rich chocolate cake. But extra filling in said cake doesn’t equal richness. It’s all about the quality of the ingredients, just as it is in...

Every penguin has a song

3/7/2012 By Deborah Wroe Have you seen the film Happy Feet? I love it…..penguins dancing and singing, what’s not to love? In this Warner Bros animation every penguin has a unique song, a heartsong which they use to attract a mate. Poor Mumble, a penguin chick from...

Over egging the pudding

25/6/2012 By Liz Lancashire You’ve probably seen the furore in the news about a Scottish schoolgirl’s blog recently. Martha Payne (aged nine) hadn’t been running her blog, Never Seconds, for long, when she was ticked off by her local council who...

A red, white and blue blur

18/5/2012 By Deborah Wroe I don’t like supermarket shopping at the best of times but I am slightly worried as summer approaches that I am going to struggle to find my ginger nuts. Yep we are hosting the Olympics, and it’s the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, and brand...

‘Pinning’ the smile on the Mona Lisa

24/4/2012 By Liz Lancashire We at Owl Marketing are out and out wordy nerds, and just last week spent our lunch hour at a talk from the Assistant Editor of New Words at the Oxford English Dictionary at Oldham Library, we were on the edge of our seats! We regularly...

Have you ever been to a Harvester before?

18/4/2012 By Deborah Wroe I had an embarrassing experience in Tesco petrol forecourt the other day. I was in a rush on my way to the launch of our Owl Business Club (shameless plug). It was sunny and I had my shades on. For the first time in a long time I deliberately...