It’s been a while since I wrote anything and here are some excuses why

It's been a while since I wrote anything on my blog. You may have guessed that from my very informative title, or you may be a regular visitor to ashbilling(dot)co(dot)uk and have noticed it for yourself. Of course, you're not the latter. No-one is the latter. Even Ash Billinghay isn't a regular visitor to ashbillinghay(dot)co(dot)uk … Continue reading It’s been a while since I wrote anything and here are some excuses why

Only half of me is human and other such stories I tell people to increase their perceptions of my abilities

Working in marketing includes a lot of bullshit. We bullshit how long it will take us to finish a job, we bullshit how cheap we can do it for, and we nearly always bullshit rationales for our ideas when the client questions them. It’s all part of the fun. I bullshit all the time, but … Continue reading Only half of me is human and other such stories I tell people to increase their perceptions of my abilities

Stop it

Hey, you’ve seen advertising, right? That stuff that get in the way when you’re trying to live your life, those flashy pictures that prevent you from enjoying yourself, the things that pop up on your screen when you’re trying to read. Yeah, advertising. Well then, you probably have an opinion on it, and that opinion … Continue reading Stop it

New year, same you, just with an ambition to be better that will likely fade away by mid-February

I hate clichés. Predictable ideas, boring work that has been done before, and 99% of the content on LinkedIn makes me want to remove my own flesh and soak into the soil. Sadly, I work in marketing, so this shit surrounds me all the time. In January, the air is full of it. We’re polluted … Continue reading New year, same you, just with an ambition to be better that will likely fade away by mid-February