Seymour the Campervan

Last night, the sight of an old Type 2 VW campervan on TV caused me to wonder what had become of my old campervan Seymour. You can read a little about Seymour here. So I got on the Internet and searched for "Seymour the campervan" and tracked down his new owner, ...

Some Observations for IT Equipped Audiophiles

Years ago, I bought a "full stereo unit" - one of the original stack systems - along with a pair of wonderful speakers (which were almost as tall as me) from a good friend who was in the process of moving abroad. And it was an amazing system. For the first ...

Social Media & Cause Related Campaigns

A little while back, charities were in the news as they tentatively investigated the merits of using social media to spread the word about a variety of cause-related campaigns. The influence of the likes of Bebo, MySpace and Facebook emerged during a panel discussion hosted by digital agency Enable Interactive attended ...

One Foot in the Grove

An evening over in Ladbroke Grove at One Foot in the Grove, the latest offering from MuTate Britain. Amazing range of art, a nice bar, and a friendly crowd.

Last Year’s MuTate Britain

Thanks to lsing my website, I'm re-posting pictures of last year's Mutate Britain at Cordy House in Shoreditch. An event showcasing art, theatre, installation and video from some amazing artists. Click on the pictures for a larger version. Here's some footage of Robodog being moved into position. Above are the amazing robot pole ...

A Week in Portimão

A week away, staying in Portimão, with a couple of days in Seville. The Cathedral of Seville, also known as Catedral de Santa María de la Sede is the cathedral of the city of Seville in Andalucia. It is the largest Gothic cathedral and the third-largest church in the world. Faro Cathedral. Our ...

May 25th 2016
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Taking Bank Holidays Costs UK Small Businesses Over £2,500 Each Year

The month of May sees two Bank Holidays (2nd and 30th May), but British small business owners stand to lose an average of £506[1] during May and £2,163[2] annually by choosing not to operate and instead take the extra day’s rest over long weekends. A study of 1,500 UK small business owners by Yell Business reveals that ...
September 30th 2014
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MBAs from £4000 from the Online Business School

An online business school is revolutionising business education by offering routes to undergraduate degrees and MBAs costing a student as little as £4,000 - while also enabling them to study “anywhere at anytime”. The Online Business School (OBS), founded by distance-learning pioneer John Holden, provides ‘pay-as-you-go’ pathways to business degrees and ...
November 11th 2011
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Meet Lytro’s Light Field Camera, for ‘Living Pictures’

Pictured above is Lytro's new Light Field camera, which doesn't look like any camera on the market. And, being the only camera to focus after you've taken the picture, it doesn't work like other cameras either. With pictures produced on the Light Field Camera, the photographer doesn't have to wait ...
November 10th 2011
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Rocket Fuel UK investigates the role of environment vs audience in effective brand advertising

On Tuesday I went to a breakfast debate hosted by the lovely people at Rocket Fuel UK. For those unfamiliar, Rocket Fuel is a real-time ad targeting company whose technology combines all data-driven targeting techniques, from behavioural to contextual, into one system that automatically adapts campaigns in real time to ...
March 17th 2011
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Winston Churchill* fails to ‘win back’ his glasses in Northampton auction

A Sir Winston Churchill look-a-like last night failed in his attempt to win a pair of Sir Winston Churchill’s glasses, which were auctioned for £11,210 to a telephone buyer, understood to be from overseas. ‘Sir Winston’ went along to the auction with the manufacturers of the glasses, and the world’s oldest ...

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