I was asked by Jemima Kiss of the Guardian what was in my tech bag. So we recorded a chat for the Guardian Tech Weekly Podcast. <-- It's a great weekly installment and well worth subscribing to. Here is my section kindly edited by @MCFontaine listen to ‘What's in my Tech Bag?’ on Audioboo It's rare I will have an actual bag of tech unless I have my laptop with me as I have got quite … [Read more...] about A Storymakers Toolkit
Off-Grid is for adventure, not work.
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.
The Tom Bihn Tri-Star Carry-on Travel Bag
[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
Video Blogging For Dell at IFA 2012 Berlin
The five days in Berlin happened amongst a whirlwind of other assignments I was doing in and around Europe. In fact I am only finding the time to reflect now. I traveled out to Germany with Ben James, aka @BennyCrime. It's not the first time we've worked together. I hired Ben to edit a project I recorded in Pakistan for the British Council. If you stumble upon Ben on the interwebs you might … [Read more...] about Video Blogging For Dell at IFA 2012 Berlin
FitBit Ultra – Mini Review
I've logged well over a million steps since February and for the first few months the FitBit never left my body. Day and night it was working. In the day It logged my activity and at night my inactivity. I soon got bored of clipping it onto the little sweatband that was required if you sleep in the buff and want to monitor your sleep patterns. Besides, once you had two months of evidence that … [Read more...] about FitBit Ultra – Mini Review