We've been having a bit of a clear out of the attic. And we've unpacked a whole load work samples. Including this font, which I designed in 1973 (and therefore all drawn by hand). It never got to see the light of day, though.
And to think I was living in Manchester at the time. If only I'd stayed there for the next 30 years I could have sold it to Oasis.
As you'll have seen (if you're paying attention at the back there), I was on out on the road yesterday morning. And as well as seeing Angie tootling by, I got stuck for a while behind a Waitrose lorry. And there was something that caught my eye. Something that wasn't quite right.
Can you see what it is?
Well I'll tell you: whoever had applied the vehicle graphics had managed to get the s in the logo upside down. And more to the point, it was bugging me. And it bugs me still.
You see, only a typographer would know that there was anything wrong. The rest of you don't know how lucky you are.
And if you don't believe me, this is how it should be: