This is a personal blog mainly to do with hillwalking things but with other stuff as well.....maybe the odd rant..
Friday, 29 October 2010
Beefy Botham Backs Big Bovril Bimbles
Actually, it’s Bovril Rambles, but I like bimbles better. What’s this all about, I hear you ask… I got this press release from Claire Hewitt of Splendidcomms.com, who is marketing this joint Bovril/National Trust initiative. I expect other bloggers may have had a similar approach and, to be fair, I usually bin requests like this except in this case, I quite like a drop of Bovril and this particular project provides money to the National Trust to help restore “special” outdoor areas, so, why not. (Incidentally, Superdawg is still open to offers of doggy bix and/or tins of doggy scoff. He just wanted me to remind marketing execs about that…) Here’s the text of the press release: Come and join Sir Ian ‘Beefy’ Botham on the Big Bovril Ramble 6th November Outdoor enthusiast and walking legend, Sir Ian Beefy Botham is lending his support to the countryside by leading a Big Bovril Ramble encouraging Brits to get up and out during the winter months and learning more about the famous British countryside. The ramble, held here at Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal in North Yorkshire on 6th November 2010, is part of Bovril’s Great Outdoors Revival which is donating £100,000 to the National Trust, helping torestore special outdoor areas across the country with a well deserved makeover. A shortlist of over 70 National Trust sites in need of restoration have been drawn up (listed on www.bovril.co.uk/revival), from across the nation and the makers of the beefy-fuelled drink are inviting the public to choose where the money goes. Sir Ian is inviting Brits across the nation to take part in the Big Bovril Ramble, so if you and your family want to ramble for a few hours and take in the glorious countryside, then email firstname.lastname@example.org or speak to the warden to secure a place. To see the full list of National Trust projects up for nomination and cast your vote, visit www.bovril.co.uk/revival. Voting closes on 31st December and the winning projects will be announced in January 2011.
I am a retired NHS Personnel person. All I do nowadays is walk about.
I used to have my pet dog Bruno with me (in the front page pic). he was Superdawg but he died. Now I have Lucky the pup. He's a bit like Bruno, only smaller and more suspicious.