What’s In My Kitbag (Early 2015)

Documentally's Kit Feb2014

The kit I carry around for my work varies over time. But on the whole, I like to carry everything that enables me to talk, train and document. Tools not toys. This next month sees me speaking at the BBC in London and MojoCon in Dublin. I'll be training  and consulting in Chicago and LA and soon after documenting in the wilds of Canada. For public speaking I need projector adapters and a Continue Reading

Nokia Booklet 3G Running Mac OSX

I have a Nokia Booklet 3G on loan from 1000 heads but was having issues with such a beautiful device running an operating system I've not touched for years. In stepped @Computid Über geek, and in a couple of days he had installed Mac OSX. The background story is linked here... http://su.pr/1hsIfN How how did it is listed and the downloadable PDF is linked Continue Reading

Nokia Booklet 3G on Mac OSX

Today, the Nokia Booklet 3G on loan to me from @WhatleyDude and 1000 Heads just increased it's usefulness ten fold. Maybe more in fact, as so unaccustomed have I become with Microsoft's OS, any device running a version Windows turns me into a temporary luddite. I'm not a coder and come from a photography background. I'm afraid 'I am a Mac' through and through. When James handed Continue Reading

Novatel MiFi 2352 Personal Wireless Hotspot

I have had a personal wifi hotspot of sorts for a while now. A 3 mobile 3G router and dongle have been taking up a large space in my tech bag whenever I am out and about. If I am near a socket it runs from the mains. If I am mobile or in the middle of nowhere I use a Power Gorilla. It has given me internet access on trains, in cars, at festivals and when in my top box, even on my Continue Reading


The other week while on assignment at Reuters with @sizemore, I was talking to @ilicco about how the more kit i try to juggle the more diluted the content can become. I was sat at the front of an almost exciting talk from the FSA with laptop, iPhone, N95, Kodak Zi6 and a pocket camera. Back in my bag was a pro Nikon SLR, an audio recorder and yet another laptop.This is the burden of the blogger. Continue Reading