5 Jun 2020

Long-form Lockdown Project: Wired and Boxed

Long-form Lockdown Project: Wired and Boxed

That silly thing I was working on? Well, my extra buttons and LED holders and a step drill bit and a cheap box arrived (thanks, RS and eBay, especially RS for having a vast range of boxes that you can filter by dimensions) and so I got out my soldering iron and wired it all […]

31 May 2020

Long-form Lockdown Project: A Random Album Player

Long-form Lockdown Project: A Random Album Player

For the last couple of years, I’ve been trying to combat my shortening attention span, mostly by getting back into longer-form media. Books, for example: in 2019 I set myself a target of reading a couple of books a month, and actually managed to read 41 in the year. Based on that, my challenge this […]

9 Apr 2020

Eyjafjallajökull

Just for nostalgia purposes, here’s a callback to the time, about a decade ago, when an erupting volcano grounded European flights, and not un-coincidentally, where I made a dance remix of Sandi Toksvig pronouncing the name of the Icelandic glacier “Eyjafjallajökull”. A couple of friends of mine told the BBC about it and the News […]

7 Feb 2020

Post-Interview Syndrome, Deliberate Distractions and Pushing the Fast-Forward Button

Post-Interview Syndrome, Deliberate Distractions and Pushing the Fast-Forward Button

His first movement after the shock had been to work in his loom; and he went on with this unremittingly, never asking himself why, now he was come to Raveloe, he worked far on into the night to finish the tale of Mrs. Osgood’s table-linen sooner than she expected — without contemplating beforehand the money she would […]

2 Jan 2020

Favourite Photo of the Month 2019

2019 was something of a slow year for my photography. I took fewer photos than in most previous years, and I didn’t get out of Bristol much. Still, in keeping with tradition, here are the ones I liked best. They’re not necessarily the best technical photos, but I like them and I enjoy the reminder […]