The Blagger's Blog 27th September 2013

A weekly roundup of talking points, sans effort

Thought for the Week

“Ok now the new #iOS7 is making me motion-sick” – Actress Eliza Dushku adding to the motion sickness drama surrounding Apple’s infamous iOS 7 update, just the latest of many complaints sparked since its release.

Weekly High

Just as the doom and gloom of Britain’s notoriously negative news agenda and impending Winter was taking its toll, GoPro steps in with another shred of hope. This video captures a fireman saving a kitten from a burning, smoke filled house. For a heart warming distraction you can watch the whole video here.

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Weekly Low

As if speaking live on air isn’t nerve wracking enough, Sabrina Rodriguez of Fox 40 found herself being ridiculed by an overly friendly baboon. Opting for just about the only reasonable reaction, Rodriguez breezed through the moment telling viewers “he’s trying to cop a little bit of a feel”, as the baboon bared his teeth at the camera. Witness the embarrassment for yourself over on the Mirror.
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Things that may happen in the next week

Post Office workers have vowed to walk out this week as they prepare to strike for 12th time since Easter this year. Around 4000 members of staff will be doing so to protest against the Post Office’s decision to turn one fifth of the 372 Crown offices into franchised outlets in supermarkets and newsagents.

Just in case you missed it…

Guest Post: You wouldn’t open a shop in the middle of the desert!, a look at how, and why, even good PR, marketing and social media can’t guarantee the success of an online e-commerce venture over a highstreet retailer.

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