Friday, 28 April 2017

Modern Life is Rubbish

From today's Guardian, this almost Dickensian scenario:

 

Monday, 24 April 2017

Dad's Army

Some forty years ago when I was teaching media studies advertisements like this one would be used as exercises. What are we being told here? Is there a disjunction between the image and the supposed purpose of this piece? The White Cliffs are quite a few miles away from Faversham and unless our councillor is planning on an invasion of the territory some way south of here what is this geographical feature doing? It appears as though the councillor is using Xenophobia for pure self-interest. Alas I suspect otherwise but I hope he doesn't get his hands on the job this time around.

Sunday, 16 April 2017