We spotted this in Sainsburys this week and were instantly baffled.
Eagle eyed readers – inspect these two bottles:
Highland Spring and Hoyland Spring. Hmmm…
And one has a silver thistle and one has a gold thistle. Hmmm…….
What on earth could the significance of this be? Where are the Hoylands, we debated?
Frankly readers, we were as confused as a parched puppy. Why?, why?, why? we wondered…..
Luckily, Google, Master of the Interwebs and Knower Of All Things Confusing, came to our rescue; Our eagle eyed designer Seb, had spotted two of 1 million special eddition bottles, released to coincide with the London Olympics and specifically Chris Hoy’s (ahh!!! ‘HOYland Spring’) gold medal winning (ahh!!! the gold thistle maketh sense!) turn at the Olympics.
As we all know, Chris Hoy became Britain’s most successful Olympic athlete this summer, winning his 6th gold medal in track cycling. Nice job Chris. We see what you did there Highland Spring – nice play on words. But perhaps a tad too subtle?
ooh…feeling a bit thirsty now..