Archive for February, 2011

Love Story


It’s now over a week ago that I attended The Story – a one-day conference about stories and story-telling – “The Story will be a celebration of everything that is wonderful, inspiring and awesome about stories, in whatever medium possible. We’re hoping to have stories that are written, spoken, played, described, enacted, whispered, projected, orchestrated, performed, […]



I love each and every one of you from the bottom of my black black heart.

A Doodle A Day


As an inveterate doodler, (I doodle on almost every piece of paper that’s placed before me – see above), I feel I should draw, (that’s not an intentional pun), your attention to the fact that tomorrow* is National Doodle Day. Apparently National Doodle Day is about having fun whilst raising money to help people whose […]

A quick reprise on the subject of Interesting North 2010 to alert those who didn’t get the chance to go along to the event that videos of a number of the talks from the day are now up online and over here. Well worth a look.

I’ve never been a particularly fervent fan of Thunderbirds or the work of Gerry Anderson, that’s probably sacrilegious sorry – I mean I can understand the appeal but that’s as far as it goes. However I am an enormous fan of all things lenticular, so when I saw that the latest set of stamps from […]

You Are Here


I live a fairly ordinary life, albeit an extraordinarily enjoyable and lucky one. And as a result of this I am somewhat prone to daydream, to imagine other almost parallel worlds layered atop the one I clock in and out of.  I don’t necessarily mean parallel worlds constructed by an overly florid imagination but those […]