I’ve been a bit quiet

Reading Time: 1 minute I’ve been a bit quiet due to work and life intervening.  Alongside my work in looking at strategy through a data-centric lens I have also taken on a content strategy role on a project.  This isn’t about: Coming up with a few social ideas Editorial direction But a much wider approach that takes a systems […]

Magic Lantern Festival, Chiswick House Gardens

Reading Time: 1 minute The Magic Lantern Festival reminded me a bit of the Chinese New Year fairs that I have been to in the past in terms of the hustle and bustle. Turnham Green tube station is just over a mile away on foot. It’s hard to get good photographs of the displays because of the crowds, but […]

The Brexit post (part 1)

Reading Time: 3 minutes Generally I find politics a bit too grubby and dirty for this blog and have only touched it when I absolutely, positively didn’t have a choice. On June 23, 2016 the UK goes to the polls to vote on whether the country should stay in or leave the European Union. Over the next few days I […]

Out and about: Granny’s Got Talent | 헬머니

Reading Time: 1 minute The Korean Cultural Centre has a fortnightly screening of films. The latest one that I went to was Granny’s Got Talent or 헬머니 (pronounced Helmeoni – a literal translation would be Hell Granny). The premise is built around an old woman who is released from jail. She lost contact with her eldest son and tries to build […]

Quick notes from Hacks and Hackers London

Reading Time: 2 minutes I went to the Hacks and Hackers presentations this evening host at the Institute of Directors and here is a summary of the notes that I made. Simon Rogers is ex-Guardian and Twitter. He talked about how Google uses Google Trends, combining it with third party data such as information from the likes of Associated […]