Month: February 2012

Internet

Gmail’s Worst Feature

The more I see it, the more I hate and loathe Gmail’s utterly awful and relatively recent innovation, its “Consider...

Photography, Sport

Olympic Stadium and Velodrome

At the weekend, I was lucky enough to get along to a day of the UCI Track World Cup series in the new Olympic Velodrome as part of the...

Radio, Technology, TV

Promise TV

I wrote this on Google+, but decided it should probably exist, in a revised version, here too I remember hearing about Promise TV several...

Films

Recent Films

I’ve spent a while away from the cinema recently, but the “award season” means that I have to face my hatred of...

Photography

More Mirror Box Photos

Somewhat inspired by the awesome Infinity Mirrored Room created by Yayoi Kusama especially for her wonderful retrospective exhibition...

TV

When Awards Ignore Social Media

As I type, BBC1’s coverage of the BAFTA awards has just started on BBC1. We have Stephen Fry hosting again this year. The show...

Misc

Curious Pricing

We all know that if we buy bigger packs of products, we tend to save money. But in the strange world of confectionary, that’s not...

Radio

RAJAR Q4 2011

The last quarter of 2011’s UK radio listening is out now, and the big news is that RAJAR has a new logo (see above) – Audio...

Books

January Books

Here’s a vaguely accurate summary of the books I’ve read this month. An attempt, to some extent, to get me to read more. I...