In 1996 Guinness released their iconic “Fish on a Bicycle” advert, playing on the feminist slogan that “a woman needs a man like a fish needs a bicycle”. Advertising of alcoholic beverages in the UK is complicated, because there are so many restrictions on what can and can’t be shown in marketing material.
In this game you play a monarch on a quest to keep their crown safe while exploring a new land and building a settlement. The landscape contains trees, streams, and these weird portals that contain a link to a sinister alien world (you want to avoid these).
On my 35th birthday, I was asked for ID when purchasing alcohol at the supermarket. I was seriously impressed in some ways, as it’s evidently plausible that I could look half my age to the cashier. But it also felt like an indignity, and an injustice that I have acutely felt in other areas of my life.
Well, we have gotten ourselves into a terrible mess over Brexit. The Conservative Party were refusing to release a series of technical notices on the impact of Brexit this week for fear of scaring the voters.