Tag Archives | Grangemouth


BOOKS: Zombies at Grangemouth – “World War Z”

The Blog had never ever read a zombie book or watched a zombie film (unless we count Sean of the Dead), and was quite happy to keep things that way until the news broke that Brad Pitt was at the INEOS Grangemouth chemicals site making a film of the zombie book “World War Z.”   […]

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Brad Pitt filming at Grangemouth petchem plant

Brad Pitt is filming at the Grangemouth petrochemical plant in Scotland, the Blog reads with disbelief in today’s Scotsman.   After bringing Glasgow to a halt last week, the film crew for the zombie film “World War Z” moved on 22 August to the industrial landscape of Grangemouth on the east coast of Scotland, on […]

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Petrodollars welcome in Britain Closing-Down Sale

This Private Eye spoof advert for Bargain Britain expresses perfectly the sinking feeling in the stomach of the UK-based business traveller. BRITAIN – INCREDIBLE CLOSING-DOWN SALE NOW ON!   FOREIGNERS: TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE FOLLOWING AMAZING BARGAINS!   £1   WAS €1.6 NOW just €1 !   £10   WAS $18 NOW $14 !   £100   WAS […]

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Maximum exposure on TV and radio for ICIS and Heren

There was great excitement in the ICIS pricing editorial office in London this afternoon as Fiona Bond was whisked away to the Al Jazeera studio to give her views on the biofuels market. In fact, Monday was an epic day for ICIS in the media. Not only was Fiona interviewed on Al Jazeera TV’s “News Hour”, at 7.30 pm UK time, but ICIS Heren’s Louise Boddy was also on BBC Radio 4’s “PM” top evening news programme at 5.35 pm. Louise was interviewed on the implications of the closure of the Forties Pipeline, due to the Grangemouth dispute.

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