ProfessionalJeweller.com, which incidentally, got its story through Marketing Week, reported that Girls Aloud were rumoured to be heading up Pandora's Christmas campaign, which was not actually the case. That Pandora were sponsoring the tour and that the girls had designed bracelets were the two things I signed a NDA on and these were the exclusives I was given
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Thanks for your comments, Elaine. I'm afraid I can't take credit for the title - that was the work of my brilliant online editor Kate Donovan. However, I'm pleased you like the blog. Totally agree with you about feeling faint and faintly silly - I get that every time I post something.
I think the best thing to do is just write and hope for the best.
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Not sure whether your comment means you don't like my present list or you think I'm not going to get them. I think the latter is alas true but if you have better gift suggestions send them over.
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Laura spends a morning attempting to enamel a watch dial at Jaquet Droz
Laura reports back on her first day at the Hong Kong International Jewellery Show
SIHH is the highlight of my press trip calendar. You spend three days getting to look at, and sometimes even touch, some of the most incredible timepieces in a rather sophisticated setting. What’s not to love?
Much to the constant despair of Kate Donovan, my fabulous deputy editor and RJ’s resident online guru, I am terrible at blogging regularly. I blame the fact that I was a generation that grew up without the pervading presence of the internet (yes, I realise I’m showing my age with that statement). Blogging always feels like it’s the preserve of people with emotional incontinence not a legimate form of journalism.
Last night’s Dispatches programme on gold on Channel 4 was a prime example of an outsider misunderstanding an industry.