I have a real appreciation of originality in design, music, art and engineering. I am a motorcyclist, cyclist, minimalist, blogger, dog owner, frustrated comedy writer and wearer of glasses. I also love cake, tea and a nice sit down.

Google Search:not just for Easter

Did you know that Easter eggs are not just for Easter? I am not talking about the superb confection that is a Cadbury’s Creme Egg, (mind you, I could eat those things 365 days of the year), I mean the sort of easter egg that was there all of the time under your nose, hidden…

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Simple

When I am surrounded by too much stuff it all interferes with how I think – like static on a radio signal. I realise I need order so I can think in an ordered way. I am addicted to a clear table top, or a shelf with a single item on it. I know people…

A Special Gift

You don’t need to see that there is only one page left on the calendar to realise that Christmas is almost here. The new tradition of Black Friday and Cyber Monday are already behind us and the unregulated commercial cavalcade of the Christmas machine has juddered into life one more time. The radio, television and…

Product placement

Product placement

When watching the constantly superb Australian soap Neighbours, you may have asked yourself why everyone in Ramsay Street owns not only a brand-new iPhone but also an apple MacBook. You may have also noticed that nearly everyone loves jogging or going to the gym dressed completely in Under Armour clothing. Well, the answer isn’t that…

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Not board of gaming

It’s March. It’s cold, probably wet outside. The evenings are dark and the nights are long. Now I am a man who enjoys the simple things in life and usually I am an outdoors kind of chap,  but it must be said that I also don’t like the cold and at this time of year…

Bright TV Ads of 2017

As I sit here today at my computer keyboard, it’s early November and hard to believe that 2017 will soon be drawing to a close. Halloween is merging into Guy Fawkes night which merges into Christmas. That for me brings into focus something that slips away from us all, no matter how hard we try…

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Ear Worms and Brain Hooks

Picture the scene, a wet and brutally cold, late January afternoon. I stared out of the window and watched the rain slowly turn to sleet, lit up by the yellowy light of the streetlamps in the blackness. Awaiting me was a one hour cycle home which filled me with a little apprehension but also triggered…