Blog: April fools
Dave Leggett | 31 March 2008
Just in from BMW: 'BMW has announced the first details of the new Canine Repellent Alloy Protection system. Designed to stop dogs fouling against the sparkling alloys of new BMW cars, the innovative Canine Repellent Alloy Protection system (C.R.A.P.) is the latest offering in the BMW EfficientDynamics programme.' I just wish they hadn't gone for that slight giveaway of an acronym.
I did this one last year, which I thought was a half reasonable effort (one or two were taken in; I was slightly worried about the implications of that...). Do I have something for tomorrow? Maybe yes, maybe no.
I'm starting to get a small idea of the scale of things here in China, but really, I'm only scratching the surface of this vast country....
Given the startling complexity of obtaining a journalist visa for China - the code 'J2' is now indelibly stamped on my mind - it was with some surprise how swiftly I managed to sail through airport im...