Diary: One giant leap for Trev

Be the first to comment

Space anorak Trevor Beattie had a dream come true last week when he met his hero, Buzz Aldrin.

The second man to set foot on the moon was in town to help people become pilots for the charity Aerobility. The adman flew from Northolt to Farnborough with the astronaut, and it wasn't long before he pulled out a project on space he had written as a kid and asked Aldrin to mark it. Aldrin duly did, noting that Beattie had misspelt Neil Armstrong's name. Nonetheless, Aldrin gave him an "A" and Beattie excitedly Tweeted the evidence. Beattie's goal of being the first adman on the moon looks to be a small step closer. If it happens, Diary suspects he'll mark his territory in lunar soil by planting a giant billboard of a woman in a bra.

SUBSCRIBE TO CAMPAIGN

Only £57 for 3 months

Includes every print & iPad edition, plus full access to Campaign online and other Brand Republic sites.

SUBSCRIBE

Campaign Jobs

Thousands of jobs across advertising, creative, marketing and media

Happy 12th birthday, Facebook - what's next for the world's most powerful tween?
Share

1 Happy 12th birthday, Facebook - what's next for the world's most powerful tween?

The social network celebrates its latest birthday this week, and there is no sign that its dominance will dwindle any time soon, writes Daniel Price, head of social operations at Lost Boys.

Just published