Archives for May 2008

My letter to Annie Lennox of 30/5/08

Here’s the transcript: Dear Annie On Desert Island Discs you said: We can distribute Coca Cola all around the World but we can’t seem to get medication to save a child from something as simple as diarrhoea and I think that that is wrong. You know, you have a choice you either get involved with […]

3rd Facebook Newsletter – 29/5/08

29/5/08 – 3rd Newsletter Simon Berry sent a message to the members of Let’s talk to Coca Cola about saving the World’s children. ——————– Subject: Coca-Cola Group Update – 27/6/08 Dear Group Member We are now nearly 2,500! Please consider forwarding this email to all your friends and ask them to join here: Numbers […]

Impromptu interview

My good friend David Wilcox just loves gathering stories on video. Take a look over here on We met up today for our regular top-up of “getting all excited about the possibilities Web 2.0 offers” and we got on to the Coca Cola campaign and David pointed a camera at me. This is the […]

Coca Cola song competition announced!

Can you sing or play the guitar? We need you now! Following the Cocal Cola feature on iPM yesterday the podcast was slightly delayed due to legal considerations. It’s now been released but without Eve Graham’s wonderful song!! So what the people at iPM are suggesting is that we all have a go at singing […]

A big thank you everyone at iPM

Eddie Mair  |  Rupert Allman  |  George South These guys have worked their socks off this week to support the Coca Cola campaign and the results came together beautifully at 5:30pm today on the iPM programme on Radio 4. In exchange for a simple idea and interview from me they have: Encouraged Coca Cola to […]

1st Facebook Newsletter – 23/5/08

23/5/07 – 1st Newsletter Simon Berry sent a message to the members of Let’s talk to Coca Cola about saving the World’s children. ——————– Subject: 1st Newsletter – Day 5 Dear All * 345 members/1,606 invited – but we need an extra effort to move into accelerated growth. * We have the support of experts […]

Coca-Cola have responded!

Many thanks to Rupert Allman of the BBC for his work contacting Coca Cola over the last few days. This is just in via Rupert from Salvatore Gabola, Global Director Stakeholder Relations at Coca-Cola. I’ll be taking him up on his offer of a chat. We will get there a step at a time. “This […]

You have built this …. they will come!

Today the Coca Cola facebook group has received a big boost in terms of content but I am a bit concerned that it is not growing as fast as it might. So PLEASE join if you haven’t done so already and invite your friends to do so as well. In terms of content. Fully narrated […]

Interview with Eddie Mair for iPM

The interview with Eddie Mair went ahead today – what a nice man! He is even more amusing off air than he it on air! Because of the nature of the iPM programme they are happy for me to publish the whole interview here ahead of the programme on Saturday. How refreshing! [In fact they […]

Please join the Coca Cola Campaign Facebook Group

The Coca Cola idea seems to have captured people’s imagination and it now has its own Facebook Group where numbers are growing fast. Please join the group and invite your friends. If we can get the numbers up then perhaps we can get to talk to a decision maker at Coca Cola. You’ll find the […]