Monthly Archives: November 2007

Don’t try this at home.

Brian McGregor, head of Art at new, hot, Edinburgh creative consultancy mightysmall sent me the above illustration. It’s has been suggested that the daring young chap on this cover, from a 1950′s French farming magazine, is non-other than a young Alex Nicol. The truth of this, I couldn’t possibly say, but I suppose the only Continue reading..

Alex in New York.

I’ve just returned from a somewhat exhausting, but very enjoyable, 10 day ‘meet-greet-press-the-flesh’ trip to New York. Meeting up with our esteemed distributors Admiral Imports, a huge round of retailers and engaging in some very interesting brand introductions and tastings. Not least of which was the Malt Advocate’s amazing WhiskyFest, on Tuesday 30th of Oct, Continue reading..

Bad-Vertising:

‘Badvertising’ is the category Kevin over at the Scotch Blog puts this new campaign from Canadian Club into. His post is well worth a read, as are some of the hilarious, ‘helpful suggestions’ for additional headlines in the campaign in the comments section of Kevins post. A couple of observations raised here at Spencerfield when Continue reading..