What were they thinking?

In England they put blue plaques on the outside walls of places important or at least significant people used to live. ‘Orson Wells lived here once’ sort of thing. A friend posted a thought provoking and mildly ironic photo taken outside somewhere George Orwell used to live. Bolted to the wall below his blue plaque […]

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That’s what friends are for…

I’m back! I was left to my own devices for a bit and had too much time to think. I’ve been brewing this for a few days, wasn’t sure whether to post it at all or quite how to approach it. Then I had the best angle delivered into my lap this morning on Facebook. […]

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An open letter to the internet

Hi Internet, you remember me? We’ve known each other for about 20 years now. I remember when we first met; you were very young at the time. You were pretty shy I guess. I mean I’d ask you something and you’d take ages to answer. You liked to show me stuff you knew about but […]

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Twitter, it’s the name!

You know that Eureka moment? You may not have had one but you’ll know what it is. Sometimes you have an idea so amazing you just know the minute someone hears about it they will come straight round to your house with a truck load of money to buy it from you. Now we have […]

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To twit, you too?

I do that twitter thing, I spent most of its formative years wondering what on earth was the point of it. I’m a naturally curious person though, verging on the nosey so I thought I would sign up for a curious poke around in the tweetings of the twitterers. I am going to do a […]

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The tyranny of the red rectangle.

Update March 2013. You’ve most likely been directed here by a search engine after you inquired about the red rectangles on Facebook. They are something to do with supporting marriage equality. That’s not what this blog post is about but you can read it anyway. It’s good! I am all social media sorted. I have […]

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