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March madness!(Posted: 01-04-2011)
Now that March is over it’s time to catch up on the activities of the last month.
beginning of March we went to
I did seem to eat a lot (but you’ll be pleased to know that anything that goes on soon comes off, and I’m still at my target weight after losing 3 stone). One restaurant had some strange offerings such as “Risotto mixed with spinach and chicken giblets”, “Roast pork and bacon gypsy way” and “Kurd balls” – Turkish or Iraqi Kurds do you think?
down with a beer to watch the second leg of Arsenal v
we were unable to help mount a defence of our title at the Northern Light Fund
So the month
closed with the Bologna Licensing Trade Fair. A flight to
I made a dreadful school-boy error on the second morning! Parked the car, put things on the roof, jacket on and walked off. Realised about 5 minutes later I’d left my sat nav on the roof. Rushed back – gone. Bugger. Many visits to the organisers and calls to the on-site police station yielded nothing. But lo and behold, got back to the car at 6.30pm to find a note in Italian slipped in the door telling us where it was. It’s almost enough to restore your faith in people. That saved us from almost certainly getting lost finding the hotel.
I found two Indian publishers in the book fair who were trying to look as
though they were working while they were in fact following the
I didn’t ask to sit in the Lamborghini that was on display, as I don’t think I’d have able to get out of it unassisted!
The sun of
I went into Morrisons supermarket yesterday to check out the Easter eggs and got some funny looks at the checkout when I bought 24! (to give to the boys at the last session of my winter cricket coaching course next week). I didn’t buy the licensed eggs – they were too expensive…
Previous Blog entries
A month of trade shows!
Happy New Year!
Viva Las Vegas!!
Moscow, Bologna, Easter
Where did February go?
Hong Kong and the merry-go-round begins
Welcome to 2012
The Seoul Character & Licensing Fair comes to town
Vegas is hot, hot, hot!
Welcome to 2011. The treadmill starts!
Around the world in licensing events
Brand Licensing Europe delivers for us again
Summer's over so bring on the Licensing Awards
Seoul, kids at the show and kimchi
Las Vegas and all its (licensed) temptations
Easter eggs and volcanic ash
We're Northern Light Fund Quiz winners!
New Hungary show makes it's debut in cold Budapest
March heralds another month of madness
2010 finally arrives, and the new Guide is here!
Brand Licensing Europe delivers again
The Licensing Awards in London
Seoul hosts Korea's Character & Licensing Fair
Las Vegas welcomes Licensing International 2009
Vegas here we come!
Brits on tour in Prague!
STOP PRESS: England closes because of snow!
A Special Delivery before Burns Night
Dubai and Christmas drinks
The joys of Brand Licensing
Exhibiting at the National Incentive Show
Greetings from Mexico!
French motorways, sun, sea and sand
Action Man and the good old days
Hot and sticky Hong Kong
Brits on tour in New York