So much for heading off-grid to get some writing done. Who am I kidding? I'm not a writer. I'm a bad typer at best. It's all very well heading out to darkest Norfolk thinking that with fewer online distractions I can work better. But I work in multimedia. I need access to the internet to research. I need access to my online backups and clouds resources. I need to upload.. download.. browse.. … [Read more...] about Off-Grid is for adventure, not work.
Archives for October 2012
I understand that it may be impossible to identify beyond a shadow of a doubt where Britain's oldest pub actually is as there are so many Inns and ale houses laying stake to the claim. And as you can imagine, acquiring the label 'Oldest Ale House in Britain' is great PR. But after a good chunk of ever-so-reliable internet research I chose to visit The Old Ferry Boat Inn in Hollywell, near St … [Read more...] about 013 – Drink in Britain’s oldest pub
When I talk and give workshops I often have a slide stating my concern for the demise of stories on the web. Of course some people use Twitter for just that. Disposable throw-away comments. I doubt micro-bloggers and journalists always feel the same way. Or the people who use twitter instead of email. Or those serialising novels through these channels, seeding projects, replacing letter … [Read more...] about A tweet is not just a tweet – Linkrot and our digital history.
[Disclaimer] This video is more of a quick look than a review. I have no personal connection with Tom Bihn and this bag was sent to me free of charge. I only paid import duty, but don't let that lead you to think I haven't been anything other than honest with my opinion. I already have the larger Tom Bihn Aeronaut and was delighted to have the Tom Bihn Tri-Star unexpectedly sent from the Tom … [Read more...] about The Tom Bihn Tri-Star Carry-on Travel Bag