March 10, 2017

The end of the circus

I was on a flight to Edinburgh a few weeks ago and through the gap between the orange seats I spotted a report in the Wall […]
March 8, 2017

Pod machine

A terrible thing has happened. OK, maybe on the grand scheme of things, it may not seem quite so terrible. The other day, as I was […]
March 3, 2017

What Book Day?

If you have kids, you’ll know that yesterday was World Book Day. Even if you don’t have kids, if you spend any time on Facebook or […]
February 24, 2017

Happy birthday Bertrand

There’s a common stereotype about the country of Belgium. For some reason, people seem to believe that there are no famous Belgians. It’s not quite an old […]
February 23, 2017

The Notoriety Machine

Back in the Middle Ages, inventors and alchemists tried to build machines that relied on perpetual motion.  The idea was that the machines would continue to […]
February 15, 2017

Decimal Day

Happy Decimal Day everyone! On February 15th 1971, the United Kingdom introduced decimal currency and said goodbye to pounds, shillings and pence. This video shows some […]
February 14, 2017

La la la

Driving along the south coast the other day I found myself on a flyover. Like half the world I’ve seen LaLaLand (I loved it). This flyover […]
February 3, 2017

Something about Something About Functions

I’ve long been a fan of the film Powers Of Ten, by Charles and Ray Eames. It’s rather wordy subtitle gives you a clue as to […]
February 2, 2017

Other things to talk about

Here’s a list of some other things to talk about if you feel (a) aghast at the prospect of talking about him again and (b) a […]
January 31, 2017

Inventing a word

One of the arbitrary ambitions I’ve set myself this year is to have a go at getting a new word into the dictionary. It’s quite a […]
December 23, 2014

Everything you need to know about 2014

Top 25 viral Tumblr blogs of 2014 ‘Happy’ by Pharrell was named ‘Song of the Year’ by Spotify World Cup was the most tweeted event in […]
December 22, 2014

The Interview

It’s the most talked about film of the year, although it’s possible none of us will be able to see it. The Interview, starring Seth Rogen […]
December 5, 2014

10 Things You Need To Know About This Week

Top 10 geo-tagged locations on Instagram iOS users have more money than Android users New filters on Twitter… but does it beat Instagram? Colour of 2015 […]
November 28, 2014

10 Things You Need To Know About This Week

A new billboard in Times Square is the biggest EVER. Costs $2.5million for 4 weeks, making it the most expensive ad space in the world. TGI […]
November 14, 2014

10 Things To Know About This Week

Amazon is testing drones (so close to Christmas… again) This whole post is written by keyboard suggestions Now trending on Vine: Hitting that Raven and Fire Alarm […]
October 10, 2014

10 Things You Need To Know About This Week

Telegraph to use digital content as backbone of paper. ‘Hairgate’ is the silliest iPhone 6 criticism yet. How to let your employees use social media without […]
October 8, 2014

Honestly, the difference between good service and great service is rather small

We’ve all suffered bad service at one time or another – whether it’s that retail assistant who refuses to make eye contact or the waitress who […]
October 3, 2014

10 Things You Need To Know About This Week

We’re hiring! Piers Morgan joins Mail Online as US editor-at-large ‘The New Yorker’ does its first GIF cover Ello… Is it my you’re looking for? Everything […]
September 15, 2014

10 Things You Need To Know About This Week

The obvious one… Apple announced the new iPhone 6/6 plus this week (as well as the Apple Watch) That’s not a celebrity you’re following on Twitter, it’s […]
September 5, 2014

10 Things You Need To Know About This Week

 How to go viral on Instagram. Here’s what it’s really like to work with Mark Zuckerberg at Facebook Emoji: the first truly global language? Apple PR […]
September 1, 2014

10 Things You Need To Know About Last Week

Uber is trialling food delivery = UberFRESH Instagram unveils a new time-lapse video app called Hyperlapse Men’s Fitness… 15 years of front covers shows how times have […]
August 22, 2014

10 Things You Need To Know About This Week

Mum creates an App so that her kids can’t ignore her calls Finally! We may be able to play YouTube offline if this music subscription rumour […]
August 19, 2014


August 15, 2014

10 Things You Need To Know About This Week

How to stop being lazy and get more stuff done The 10 best networking tips for people who hate networking No more waiting on the waiter […]
August 8, 2014

10 Things You Need To Know About This Week

Want to increase your readership? Forget about Twitter and stop posting so many stories, says the Telegraph A picture really does say a thousand words. That’s […]