This week, Rhizome’s longest standing client, SpareRoom’s Rupert Hunt, launched his search to find two new housemates to share his £3million Spitalfields home. The best part? His new housemates will be able to pay what they can afford, because self-made man Rupert doesn’t care so much about the rental income – he just wants to […]
Last night while the rest of the world was watching Gogglebox repeats or office Christmas partying, Laura and I were at Gadgette and Virtual Umbrella’s London event VR The Future. For the technophobes among you, VR stands for virtual reality. This was our night to test the headsets that promise a sensory overload and find […]
I’ve been to Nottingham. It’s a lovely place, and I gather Robin Hood lived there before the war, but somewhere in that city, sipping camomile tea before uni-cycling to work, is someone who has far too much time on their hands. Here’s why. Last week, in a recruitment drive, we emailed a job ad to […]
While the rest of you dreamt about the Scottish referendum result, four Rhizomes were pounding Regent Street from 5am on behalf of our gadget insurance client, Protect Your Bubble. For today is the day that Apple’s iPhone 6 and phablet-sized (that’s a phone-tablet hybrid to you) iPhone 6 plus go on sale. The task? To get […]
For a PR, spotting a spelling mistake after pressing send is a horrible, briefly heart stopping experience. I assume. Having the mind of Archimedes means I’d never do anything so stupid myself. But I feel for others out there with their tiny pea brains as they try to make their way in the world of […]
The Rhizome PR Weekly Wow this week was easily the uSwitch ‘Slowest Streets’ broadband press release that we issued.
You can’t read a news article these days without at least a handful of pedants having a moan in the comment section. Had this been Elizabethan times, they’d have been the hecklers in the stalls, the throwers of rotten vegetables at the stocks, the stitch droppers at le guillotine. I usually hold my breath as […]