Coronavirus ghost town

Crazy how quiet it was in town today. I got a taxi after this and the driver said he'd been waiting on the rank for four hours. It was pretty spooky but also pretty cool being the only people in the IMAX. Wee man loved it. We watched Onward.…

2020 BMW Alpina B3

It’s a funny time to be into cars. The rate of change is astonishing, they’re like mobile phones. You buy a car this week and by the next, lookout, there’s a better version available. You can see this through the window into the cabin with things like…

How to replace the badge on a VW T5.1

Here’s how to replace the badge on the front of your T5.1, aka a Volkswagen Transporter built between 2010 and 2016. Don’t try to ‘just twist it off’. Despite what you might have read on forums, unless your current badge is fitted incorrectly this won’t work.…

Mortimer and Whitehouse Gone Fishing

This is a delicious little show which does much more than it says on the tin. It’s how Telly should be. The honesty, frankness and genuine affection Paul and Bob show to each other really makes the whole series. You can’t fake good on-screen relationships. The premise goes…

The Bike

I don’t make many financially sound decisions but here’s one you can’t argue with. 9 months ago today I bought a secondhand bicycle to commute to the station on. Previously I was walking there and back which was tedious and dreary and took about 25 minutes each…

Circles Messaging and Control

About three years ago I was lauding Google Plus to anyone that would listen. Loved the ‘circles’ feature for its ability to tailor your online content and personality to match the situation – like we do in the real world. Context. Circles provided control over the reach & visibility of the things…

Winter Tyres in the UK

Car tyres, are well-important. They are the things that attach your car to the road, which is key to making sure it goes in the direction you want when you turn the steering wheel. Most tyres do what you want most of the time. Which is fine if you only…

Be Inauthentic

This is a worthwhile thing to spend 20 minutes watching. A man called Mark Bowden giving a talk at TEDx Toronto in 2013. Title; The Importance of being Inauthentic I enjoyed it anyway!…