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Paul Francis

Paul (Sometimes called ‘Fran’ by his closest friends) works as part of the design team at Novus Marketing Solutions and is an avid Tabletop gamer. He lives with his long suffering girlfriend Bev who puts up with his strange ways, and his daughter Katie.

Outside of work he runs a YouTube channel and his own miniature commission painting service called rootstem

Our Favourite Christmas Films


I have A LOT of Christmas films at home on DVD. Dont get me wrong, some of them are bad, like really BAD, but others, probably due to nostalgia, demand regular viewing.

Skeleton in Bush

Our Favourite Horror Films


Halloween is just around the corner. More and more Brits are celebrating this spooky autumn season. From pumpkin spiced lattes to horror themed pick and mix, October is really starting to ramp up to be the second biggest holiday season of the year.

More Mascots in Advertising


Today, I want to highlight some characters you might remember, which were created by one company only to be remembered for another, as well as some that were once dropped, but which were revived almost instantly.

Speedee and Fido Dido

Mascots in advertising


Nowadays, you don’t see many mascots in advertising. Most companies today seem to want to create a serious atmosphere.

Don’t be dumb. Letter board. Message board. Saying. Sayings. Quote. Quotes. Sayings and quotes. Quotes and sayings. Life quote. Life lessons. Wise word. Wisdom.

The local village idiot is no longer alone


Social media has now been around for more than twenty years, with the biggest platform, Facebook, boasting a user base of 1.7 billion...

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Why were flash websites so popular


Adobe Flash (formerly Macromedia Flash) was once the premier tool for creating websites. Flash dominated high-end websites during the late nineties and early 2000..

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