Archive for 2009:

We live in financial times – Obama and the FT

We live in financial times – Obama and the FT

Published on: Aug 20 2009 by Tom - Leave a Comment
On a massive billboard at Victoria Station there is an advertisement for the Financial Times. It features an excellent photograph of a huge crowd with a little figure...
Massive lies make great political statements

Massive lies make great political statements

Published on: Aug 16 2009 by Tom - Leave a Comment
I’m not a fan of political blogs – people ranting opinions and comment about their way the world should change, I prefer to leave that talk to the pub....
Mountain View

Mountain View

Published on: Aug 14 2009 by Tom - Leave a Comment
This made me laugh. Found by Swiss Miss, Neatorama and Chris Glass. August 7, 2009 My husband and I were exploring Lake Minnewanka in Banff National Park, Canada,...
Can you freeze cheese? And other important questions.

Can you freeze cheese? And other important questions.

Published on: Aug 12 2009 by Tom - 1 Comment
The people at Mashable have been busy. Busy seeing what google is really used for. They ask the important questions of  “When will…” “Why is...
Retro or just great? 20 desktop wallpapers

Retro or just great? 20 desktop wallpapers

Published on: Aug 12 2009 by Tom - 1 Comment
You can’t beat some good, timeless design. I doubt this Helvetica wallpaper will ever truely look dated, and like the others listed on Fuel your creative’s...
10 Harsh Truths About Corporate Blogging

10 Harsh Truths About Corporate Blogging

Published on: Aug 10 2009 by Tom - 1 Comment
This is the kind of post I wish I could write if I was more literate. It sums up very neatly all the problems which so many companies and organisations have. It’s...
Desktop Wallpaper Calendar: August 2009

Desktop Wallpaper Calendar: August 2009

Published on: Aug 07 2009 by Tom - 2 Comments
Smashing Magazine’s wallpaper of the month competition has come up with another fine selection of images for August, here are my favourites: #gallery-1...
Noisy Decent Graphics: My Bright Idea

Noisy Decent Graphics: My Bright Idea

Published on: Aug 06 2009 by Tom - Leave a Comment
I like this idea of wrapping paper and have done something similar before myself, but not with quite the same thought and style as Matt Dent. Easy to make your own...
From Baldock, it's retro text the nation

From Baldock, it's retro text the nation

Published on: Jul 03 2009 by Tom - Leave a Comment
I like to listen to Adam and Joe, but I listen to the podcast, not the live show. I have never joined in on their text the nation feature but many have, and they...
Wordsworth on the tube

Wordsworth on the tube

Published on: Jun 08 2009 by Tom - Leave a Comment
This morning I was lucky enough to sit opposite a poem by William Wordsworth, titled “Composed Upon Westminster Bridge”. It was part of the Poems on...