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About Dave Birss

A wee picture of Dave

I’m bald.
I wear glasses.
I’m a father.
I’m Scottish.
I live in London.
I’ve been Creative Director of a few agencies.
Some of them have been quite good.
I don’t do that any more.
I’m the founder of Additive.
We’re helping take traditional advertising into the future.
A bit like Doctor Who without the Daleks.
And with a bit more of an advertising-related storyline.
OK. We’re nothing like Doctor Who.
Forget I ever said that.
What I write here is entirely my own opinion.
Except for the bits I stole from other people.
I’m trying to make the internet better for dyslexics.
I’m an optimist about the world.
I always feel lucky.
I like real ale and strong cheese.
I’ll like you too if you buy me some.


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  1. Rachel McCrone / Oct 27 2007 7:58 am

    Dave…… point one and point three. Bald (?all over), Spare eyebrow(obviously not all over). Hmmm. I’m not sure about your honesty.

  2. adlads / Nov 6 2007 4:08 pm

    When you wake up, immediately write down anything you remember about your dream. Guaran-damn-teed you’ll remember more.

  3. Hunty / Jan 4 2008 4:26 pm

    Hello? Hello?
    Is this on?

    Dave? David? It’s a new year and all that. Fancy a drink?

  4. Arhtur William Birss / Jan 27 2008 2:53 am

    Hello David

    I live in the Yukon Canada and find it interesting that my Granfather who was from the Grampian Highland was named David and also My son is David. I contact lots of the Birss Clan all over the world, I would enjoy hearing from you.


    • alex wyatt / Jun 21 2010 7:18 am

      Hey gramps lookin up family too huh?

  5. David / Aug 20 2009 8:03 am

    Hey Dave, your descriptions couldn’t be more accurate 🙂 Hope all is well with you, would be great to catch up sometime.


  6. alex wyatt / Jun 21 2010 7:22 am

    Hey i am alex wyatt. My fathers name is Corey Birss we are both scottish and my grand father is Arhtur birss and well ya. BTW i am not yet old enough too drink but other than that and the whole nude model thing, the baldness an farm work we are kinda similar.BTW I am a horrible speller.

  7. Deb / Oct 22 2010 10:01 pm

    Soooooooo, youre the dirty little fella that had his hand up sir reginald lol. I thought you’d be a lot older. (this comment gets worse no matter what I say lol….sorry)

  8. bigwags / May 8 2012 11:24 pm

    What!!! NO Daleks! Hardly seems right.

    Seriously, stumbled on your podcast this morning with George Lois. Charmed and edified. Who could ask for more.

    Keep creating…a brand worth raving about,


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