PULLS PLUG ON NELL?
Copyright 2004 www.tombraiderchronicles.com
[ April 25th 2004 ]
waste! Yorkshire Water's proposed website featuring
former Lara Croft model Nell McAndrew as a virtual
tour-guide has apparently been flushed before
even getting out of the pipes. Nell, who recently
completed the 26-mile London marathon, had recorded
the script to the world's first virtual sewage
tour based around the company's Esholt sewage
treatment works on the outskirts of Bradford.
But at time of press, the company's web site appears
to have been dumped.
the help of "virtual Nell", cyber visitors logging
onto the site were to be treated to a tour of
the works, with Nell explaining the cleansing
process involved in preparing the water for re-consumption.
And to support the launch of the virtual tour,
Yorkshire Water was also staging an actual tour
of the Esholt works where the real Nell McAndrew
would be one of those taking in the sights, sounds
and smells, according to Ananova.
Water PR Manager David Simister said: "What better
way to launch a virtual tour hosted by a virtual
Nell than by having a proper tour with the proper
Nell? This is a case of Tomb Raider becoming Sewer