Karen Toms

Posts with Month: September 2012

My golden boat

Troy number 22 'Gold'

My first love was sailing.

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My golden boat

I was sad to hear the news yesterday that Andy Williams had died. I loved his voice and his song, ‘The Impossible Dream’, is the soundtrack to one of my all time favourite adverts.

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Parade’s End

Valentine Wannop dances with Christopher Tietjens in Parade's End

All good things must come to an end. It is with a heavy heart and hopeless curiosity that I await the last episode of ‘Parade’s End’ on Friday night.

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Parade’s End

Gordons Gin Garden Party Advert

If the basis of a good advert is that it is memorable then the latest advertising campaign for Gordon’s Gin makes the grade.

Gordon’s thinking behind the campaign entitled “Shall we get started”, is to make the brand more contemporary and to capitalise on gin’s renewed popularity right now.

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The Orbit

When I visited Olympic Park during the Paralympics, we decided to go up the Orbit tower.

The Orbit stands alongside the Olympic Stadium.

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The Orbit