I was sent this advertisement by a friend, I thought it was fabulous and well worth sharing.
A BRILLIANT ADVERTISEMENT.
Posted on 23/06/2020 by The Diary of a Country Bumpkin
About The Diary of a Country BumpkinI am a retired actor, although to be honest I only retired because I wasn't getting any work due to losing my agent when I became a full time carer to my mother who had dementia. and the option of becoming an unemployed actor/waiter at my age was ludicrous, especially as my waiting skills are non-existent. Having said I’m retired, I don’t think there really is such a thing as a retired actor for I am still available for work, I just don’t have an agent or any connections with regards to obtaining any worthwhile work. I have over the years done student films when there is nothing else available, always low paid (if at all) the only incentive was always the promised copy of the finished film for your show reel which nine times out of ten always failed to materialise. I spent many years looking after my aged mother and shortly after her death I was lucky enough to run into an ex-girlfriend of many years ago and our romance blossomed once again, resulting in us getting married in 2013. My move to the countryside inspired me to write The Diary of a Country Bumpkin which tells of my continuing dilemmas in dealing with the rigors of the countryside from the unexpectedly large number of pollens, fungal moulds and hay products waiting to attack the unsuspecting townie. I enjoy writing, see my play Dulce Et Decorum Est Pro Patria Mori on The Wireless Theatre Company, The Plays Wot I Wrote and The Battle of Barking Creek both available on Amazon.co.uk and am very fond of classic cars so my ideal occupation would be acting in a film I had written set in the 1930s/40s, we live in hopes. I am delighted to say that since venturing to the countryside where space is not quite the premium it is in town, I have due to the availability of two double garages acquired more classic cars to form a small collection the pride of which are a 1947 Bentley Mk VI and a 2000 Bentley Arnage. My various blogs and websites are continually evolving and I’m sure that by following the appropriate links you will find something which will edify or amuse. I have written a number of different books all available on Amazon, so don't be shy should you feel the urge to purchase. https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mr-Joe-Wells/e/B06XKWFQHT/ref=dp_byline_cont_book_1
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Thought you would like to use it, nice to see I am ‘friend’!
Whoa! The “witch” indeed.🙄 Wow, what a story. 😊 Thank you for sharing. That was inspiring.
Brilliant Joe. Thanks for sharing.
Not just a fabulous advert but a very good history lesson too!
Bertha Benz, wow. Just wow. I had no idea… I want to research Mercedes a bit more now. What an epic advert. I was wondering for so long what a mini period drama could be advertising and I was so sure there would be a joke at the end, like they’d all grab a cup of coffee and say ‘aaah, Nescafe’. This is fantastic, thanks for sharing!
She looks like an interesting character.
Fantastic! Thank you, Joe