My best email all day

Last week I wrote about the Love Log.

If you haven’t read the post, you really should. It really is very funny and I’m not just saying that because I wrote it and want you to read it.*

In it I lay into the world of PR rather, and complain heartily about the number of shit press releases I receive every day. I had an email today though that I wanted to tell you about because it was absolutely the perfect antidote to my ranting and made me smile.

The email was from a PR person who had read my post about the log of love and who clearly didn’t want to piss me off. The release itself was pretty standard – certainly informative and clear if not a little irrelevant geographically – but I would probably not even have opened it if it hadn’t been for the title:

“Press release – hopefully not too shit”


And just for that, I’m going to be a good blogger and tell you that if you work in Manchester, you should definitely sign up for the Manchester v Melanoma Challenge 2015 being run by Melanoma UK and raise money to fight skin cancer.

Manchester melanoma challenge

*I so am.



  1. 20 January, 2015 / 2:32 pm

    That is totally the sort of thing that would get my enthusiasm going too :D
    It’s all about making the effort, and they clearly did.

  2. 21 January, 2015 / 10:39 am

    This is absolutely brilliant! I wonder if the whole office read it? Haha. At least they have a good sense of humour :-)

  3. 21 January, 2015 / 10:55 am

    Ha, I love it! That would have got my attention too. I’d much rather direct and blunt language than disingenuous bullshit.

  4. 21 January, 2015 / 11:40 am

    I could see from her own posts and Twitter that she has a brilliant sense of humour – I’m glad I didn’t end up on the cutting room floor!

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