Strategy and Sausages:
A British Strategic Planner in Germany
Friday, 11 April 2014
Bother and Trouble
I don't often witter on about my secret life as a children's author here, but I hope I'll be excused a little indulgence. My second retro-style adventure for 9-12s, Trouble in Teutonia will be launched at Brooklands Museum on Thursday 17th April and the website has been live since yesterday.
I suppose it's what you'd call a brand extension, and Stefan Lochmann has done an excellent job. The challenge was enough similarity with Burmeon - the retro adventure look - while creating a unique 1957 Cold War world for Teutonia .
It's jam-full of jolly japes, jaunty jalopies and - um - jetty jets.
If you're looking for Trouble, you're in the right place.
When I was little, I wanted to be a spy. I got off to a good start, studying Psychology at Trinity College, Cambridge but somehow got side-tracked into the wonderful world of advertising and marketing.
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