Lancashire Day – will it ever rival Yorkshire Day ?

Just reading about the campaign to celebrate Lancashire Day brought back memories of my award-winning work in promoting a celebration cross the border, so to speak, promoting Yorkshire Day. I ran a PR campaign for many years promoting Yorkshire Day on August 1st which was very successful in engaging Yorkshire people everywhere to celebrate their […]

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Are we letting people – and our Airports – urinate on us?

As a society, have we lost our ability to be outraged – and react and respond to when we are being taken advantage of? One of my favourite film scenes is from the Clint Eastwood cowboy epic ‘The Outlaw Josey Wales’ where the wizened old Indian chief tells his tormentor: “Don’t piss down my back […]

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Hepworth a step forward: banning ‘neon-light Banksy’ a step back

I was delighted to witness the opening of the new Hepworth gallery in Wakefield, West Yorkshire – a place where I continue to spend part of my life, where I have two businesses. Having previously invested much time and sweat in regeneration  and developing the cultural life of the city, it is great to see […]

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