Links of the day

Michelin star for cheap-eat canteen – Tim Ho Wan in Mong Kok, the most expensive dish is just 4GBP. I hope to visit here when I go out in January. Something to bear in mind next time a review comes up regarding Marcus Wareing at the Berkeley or Sketch. Mark Payne (CIPayneWMPolice) on Twitter – […]

California dreaming on such a winter’s day…

California dreaming on such a winter’s day, originally uploaded by renaissancechambara. Just thought I would post this picture as it encapsulated the weather today in London.


Chris over at Splendid flagged up a new MVNO (mobile virtual network operator) from O2: GiffGaff. It is a pay-as-you-go (PAYG) network that provides SIM cards only. It uses customers as prosumers in terms of marketing, product development and customer service.  I don’t know whether it will be successful, but I think that its interesting […]

Montblanc pens – black precious resin: an authenticity FAIL

I had a short haul flight and went over the duty free catalogue on Swiss Airlines. This section on Montblanc pens stuck out at me because of its wording. Each pen was described as being made of ‘black precious resin’. Click on the image if you want to see a larger version. So what does […]

I like: eBay’s Black Friday heat map

eBay has developed a special siteas part of its efforts to gain more of the retail spend. I particularly liked their Black Friday heat map that shows how transactions took place over the day in the continental states of the US. Its a really nice example of a well designed infographic. Go and get the […]