The strange comfort of being future isotypes

The strange comfort of being future isotypes

I went to see OMD last night and they played Isotype, which is one of my favourites of their post-reformation output. I’ve written about it before, because it was part of a #TimsTwitterListeningParty just after Dan Martin and Seb Patrick…

The Bug Brain Check-In page on perceptions.couk.com as it appeared during the 2000s.

Bug Brain Check-Out?

I felt a real pang of sadness the other day when I went to a corner of the internet I’ve visited intermittently for two decades to find that it had disappeared. It has stirred up a complicated bundle of emotions….

Happy birthday to my blog and a Merry Xmas to you

It always makes me laugh that the very first post on the very first version of this website went up on 24 December 2002 because I’d set myself the deadline of “Setting up and running my own blog by Christmas”…

Do you remember the Trackbacks?

I like blogging again. There’s a slight concern that the way I’ve been able to balance working from home, looking after the kids, making loads of new music and re-start blogging and the newsletter suggests a brain in the hyper-fizzy…

What my blog looked like in the early 2000's

A screenshot blast from the past

I was literally just scrabbling around looking for any old USB memory stick, and came across one which contained a screenshot of my old blog from a mere 12-and-a-half years ago. Yep, some long-time readers might just dimly remember when…

Well, I’ve had better reviews to be honest…

Well, I’ve had better reviews to be honest…

Was Jack Of Kent right to break an embargo on Conservative Party plans for human rights legislation?

Was Jack Of Kent right to break an embargo on Conservative Party plans for human rights legislation?

The internet’s very own learned legal friend Jack Of Kent has caused a stir today by publishing detail about Conservative party strategy on human rights legislation that was embargoed. The Mail’s Political Editor – James Chapman – was particularly vexed,…

Hello, world (Slight return)

Hello, world! You might have noticed there has been an intermission on the blog. Or probably not. I think it says something about the state of blogging in 2014 that my website disappeared and it took 4 days for me…

On the demise of Google Reader

On the demise of Google Reader

The news of Google Reader’s demise has been widely greeted with dismay amongst the people who used it. It feels like an unpicking of one of the threads of the web. A few months ago I wrote about “The demise…