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You Cannot Be Serious…

So, it’s that time of year again. Yesterday was the opening day of Wimbledon, Roger Federer steam-rollered his way to his normal 3-0 win and, with last year’s champion Rafael Nadal not fit, it looks like he’ll probably win his sixth title (Andy Murray permitting) and a record-breaking 15th Grand Slam. But what of the

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Cirkle  •  23rd Jun 09

Cirkle race ahead with good intentions!

Cirkle have taken on a new challenge for 2009, a relay Triathlon. Caroline Kinsey (Company MD), Brooke Howard (Account Manager) and I will take on the swim, run and bike challenge at the Olympic site at Dorney Lake in Windsor on the 10th of July. We will be raising money for CLIC Sargent (Caring for

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Bring Back The Old…

In recent weeks, many of you will have noticed your television screens being adorned with adverts of old… Remember the Milky Bar Kid who’s strong and tough, and only the best is good enough? Or let me remind you of the 1986 Persil advert with the skinhead who can’t quite comprehend how to wash his

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Cirkle  •  22nd Jun 09

Has Twitter finally landed on cloud Cuckoo!

Surely not… but it’s true; a top London university has added a new degree to it’s existing offerings, a “Twitter degree”! “It’s not another Mickey Mouse course,” insists tutor Jon Hickman, of Birmingham City University. So does this actually identify how education is moving with the times and is ahead of the game understanding how

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Cirkle  •  19th Jun 09

Happy June 19th

Today is the happiest day of the year – apparently. A ‘scientific’ study has revealed that Friday 19th June is the best date in the calendar due to a number of contributing factors – the outdoors (O), nature (N), social interaction (S), childhood memories of summer (CPM), temperature (T) and holidays (HE). Want to know

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And Talking of Meerkats…

Meet Aleksandr Orlov. I absolutely love this little fella. Aleksandr is a meerkat, and is fast becoming an icon. Unless you’ve been on the moon for the last few months, you’ll probably have seen his TV advertising to try and stop the confusion between his own website (comparethemeerkat.com) and a similar but entirely different website

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Cirkle  •  18th Jun 09

H&M continue to drive footfall into stores

You have to give them credit. H&M know women and how to tempt them into their stores to spend lots of cash! In the past they have collaborated with Stella McCartney, Matthew Williamson, Roberto Cavalli, Viktor & Rolf – even Kylie Minogue and Madonna – but now H&M have secured perhaps the most exciting High

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Cirkle  •  17th Jun 09

BBC may lose licence fee money to ITV and Channel 4

As the visual media industry grows, their budgets are actually declining, ever increasing desire for the large corporations to find new incomes to fund their productions. However for ITV and Channel 4 this may not be a case of looking for it, as opposed to ‘it comes knocking’. A government report released today by Lord

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Cirkle  •  16th Jun 09

United Steal Madrid’s PR Thunder

Even in the over-inflated world of super-rich football clubs, £80 million is a lot of cash. So when it emerged last week that Spanish giants Real Madrid were prepared to pay Manchester United such a huge sum to secure the services of one Cristiano Ronaldo, everyone sat up and took note. Especially given that Madrid

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