Hard work for a degree pays off. As a result of Steve Gaunt posting the beautiful picture of his daughter Emma provocatively posing on Faceache there has been a virtual feeding frenzy.
In January, retailer Boohoo was accused on social media of using models wearing padding to advertise its fashion products. The ‘natural’ look is now in. Other firms vying for a slice of the action are, ’Exposure’, ‘The Lifestyle Agency’ and ‘Stella McCartney’ Associates.
It took a Croation spider bite to expose the vulnerability of the invincible and ironhearted one, Gordon Heritage. He is now almost recovered due mainly to an attentive wife and numerous salty poultices. Alas, I cannot say the same for the spider. It is deaded! Stamped on. Deceased. However, Wednesday has been declared National Spider Day. On this day, all displays donated by Gordon to museums around the country will contain a plastic spider in remembrance.
Michael Lewis of the Portable Antiquities Scheme said it was the least they could do and apologised to museum curators for the extra work. Barford took the opportunity to write a 2000 blog on the debacle. It wasn’t complimentary to the hobby.
The long awaited DETECTIVAL Rally takes place this weekend and, according to Sid Perry, it’s going to be ‘a big one’. He hopes to see you there. On the Saturday, Sid will be setting up a master class in the taking of selfies. You know the type . . . a gurning face showing a finger pointing to a great find of just a thumbs up sign. The possibilities are endless. There will be a small charge that Sid, bless his heart, will be donating to the Florence Nightingale Hospice Charity.