Archive for the ‘Creativity’ Category

Ages ago I went to a Russell Davies talk in which he spoke about the Google ESP game, which turned a tricky task for a robot (tagging images) into a fun game for humans. Clever stuff. Though computers think quicker than we do and are great with the complex calculations, humans are still much better […]


I was at Science Museum Lates last night, and two things struck me: 1) It’s a bloody awesome date venue (OK, so you might not look your sexiest when dressed as a cockroach*, but there’s lots of playful stuff to do together, and you can appear very knowledgeable while pottering around, even if you’re a […]


Fecking hilarious stuff: Useless Flyers is a cracking blog if you like pointless daftness. Josh Millard lives in one of my favourite cities in the world, Portland, Oregon, and has some bloody brilliant stuff on his blog.  I would love to see this sort of thing around London. Thanks to my sis, CharmLShake, for pointing […]


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 […]


Geekcamp 3

19May10

A very speedy post as I’m off to Spain later and I really should be looking for my passport. But if you’re in London tonight and looking for a fun networky event for people interested in books, literature and techy stuff, Geekcamp‘s your place. I can’t make it (unless my passport doesn’t surface),  but I […]


Always an inspiration to see this sort of stuff. Very daft elaborate sculptures made from food featured in today’s Guardian. I love the impermenance of it and also the thought process that drives someone to model a life-size Dita von Teese out of cheese. I’ve only posted a few below, but check out the Guardian […]


Happy March everyone. OK, obviously it’s far too early in the morning for a proper update, but I’ve just come across a PSFK post called ‘25 ways to overcome creative blocks‘, so I thought I’d fling in a quick link, so we can kick off the month with a nice little creative surge. Basically San […]