2 Jun 2019

Safe and Secure

Safe and Secure

Well, look at me, all modern and on‐trend. I’ve finally upgraded my websites to https. Including this blog, so if you’re reading this through RSS I guess things are still working on that front, too. It’s one of those jobs I put off and put off, until one day I just spontaneously found the energy […]

31 Dec 2018

Favourite Photo of the Month 2018

Favourite Photo of the Month 2018

What do you mean, am I posting this just so I can say I blogged in 2018? Yeah, okay, it’s a fair cop. And my end‐of‐year fave photo roundup is something of a tradition… January The stringlights at the Underfall Yard café caught my eye during a wander. February An everyday sight in Bristol, but […]

23 Oct 2016

Photo Project: Cafe Signs

Photo Project: Cafe Signs

Back in June 2011, I posted the first picture to my Cafe Signs blog. Back then the blog was called Cafe Typography. I was just starting to learn a bit about the web and type design, and the writing on cafe signs had started to interest me. It turned out to be one of those hobbies that stuck. The blog […]

26 Sep 2016

Review Corner: Withings Activité Steel

Review Corner: Withings Activité Steel

I’ve had a Withings Activité Steel on my wrist for about five months. The Steel is, in some ways, the smart watch I’d been waiting for. Not as swanky and expensive as the original Activité, and not as cheap and poppy as the Swatch‐like Activité Pop. It is by no means perfect, but on balance […]

19 Sep 2016

Kindle Calendar

Kindle Calendar

Mostly photos of my latest project today. I write morning pages, longhand. I like to write the date at the top of the page. This causes me more problems that you might expect, given that I’m ditzy first thing in the morning, and have recently switched from a watch with a date display to one without. My cure for […]