Dr Mumbo

Ad message-in-a-bottle?

Dr Mumbo is ever so slightly suspicious that the story in The Daily Telegraph today, which also appeared on Sunrise, about a digital camera that apparently drifted from Queensland to Bondi Beach is a marketing stunt. Either for Queensland tourism. Or for the camera maker.

For the camera to survive that journey is one thing. For the camera to produce pics – which have been posted on Facebook by tourism companies – of a “bright-eyed brunette” diving on the Great Barrier Reef, prancing about on a catamaran, feeding a wallaby and spotting crocodiles is the stuff tourism campaigns are made of.


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