Archive for the ‘Blogs’ Category

Reading book blogs has two main effects on me: it makes me feel inspired and totally bloody ignorant in equal measure. I generally have a book on the go, but whenever I read these blogs it feels like these people are consuming Joyce and Camus at a rate of knots; simply inhaling Heidegger. I feel […]


Quick plug here: I’m occasionally writing for a blog called ‘The Scoop’, which is a mighty good fashion blog, also covering play, trends, and other good stuff like that. So here’s a thing I wrote today about OK Go putting on an interactive video parade thingy in LA. Obviously check out Le Cool, who I’m […]


Well day one of the new ‘every day posting’ gig, and I very nearly conk at the first chukka. The internet was down this morning, so I spent an inordinate amount of time trawling round Notting Hill looking for a place to set up camp. Combined with my natural inclination to sack it all in […]


A New Hope…

16Nov10

Well that’s a chuffing surprise; I spend months moaning about not having enough time to blog, then I lose my job and spend the next month doing precisely naff all on PlayLondon. So in the spirit of Buck-U-Uppo, I will blog every weekday until December; sort of an experiment to see how I feel about […]


Say ‘Yes’

09Jul10

When I lived in the States I used to enjoy a blog called Creative DC, which definitely inspired me to set up Play London. Anyway, I’ve just been reading a new blog from Amanda Hirsch, the girl who set up Creative DC, and I came across this quote from Stephen Colbert. Who’d have thought the […]


I’ve just kicked off my Open University Design Thinking course, and so far, it’s fecking brilliant. The OU interactive stuff is very user-friendly and the techniques they suggest for developing design thinking are spectacularly inspiring (despite only getting 5 hours sleep last night, which has left me buggered). It also reminded me of an old […]


Another post on Stewart Lee (hurrah!). I just come across this blog by a young comedy fan who’s interviewed him, so some more video comedy action for you to enjoy. I’ve only uploaded the first part,  but if you want to check out the rest, head over to Lazy Underachiever‘s page or YouTube channel. I […]