My Favourite Live Music Moments

My Favourite Live Music Moments

I wouldn’t claim to be a live music aficionado. I’ve been to a fair number of gigs over the years but I know people who go to a lot more. I’ve never even been to a festival. I have seen Showaddywaddy live though. I wasn’t at that Buzzcocks gig....
How To Talk Like A Space Geek

How To Talk Like A Space Geek

Many years ago, I wrote a blog post that complained about the business language of the day. Has to be said, things have only got worse since then. This time, rather than reiterate my annoyance I’d like to attempt to introduce a whole new language for business...
Radio Days

Radio Days

Radio is such a marvellously simply thing. You take an information signal, add it to a carrier signal that is capable of transmitting it over huge distances and build a receiver that can strip out the carrier signal leaving you with the original signal. With this...
The Driverless Car

The Driverless Car

I am sitting looking out to sea. A bright day is starting to darken. A dark smudge joins the approaching cloud to the horizon. Rain is on the way, I need to head home. But I can’t. My car won’t start. It’s not broken, it has fuel. It is simply...
Social Media Isn’t Mundane – People Are

Social Media Isn’t Mundane – People Are

I had an idea, I thought it was cool. I discussed it with long time friend and occasional collaborator – the head honcho of Obverse Books. It was very simple. You can find on EBay – along with everything else – collections of old postcards for sale....

My Favourite “I Told You So”

Every now and then you have to stop and think. As you become fatigued by the annoying small-print of life, you have occasionally lift your head and see all the nice headlines. One of the headlines that it would be easy for me to miss is that I’ve known my best...