Update 3rd Sept: Shortly after I made this post, I got a nice email from someone running the Kinect Galleries campaign telling me they took the problems very seriously and were working to make sure they didn’t happen again – from the comments on this post, it sounds like that’s happened! I also went to [...]
Entries Tagged as 'london'
August 8th, 2010 · 9 Comments
May 12th, 2008 · No Comments
My flatmate is moving out in a couple of months to go to new pastures, so it’s time for me to find another flatmate. I’m going to put an ad in various places shortly, but I figure it wouldn’t hurt to post something here as well – clearly anyone reading this blog will have good [...]
September 7th, 2007 · No Comments
24 hour events have always attracted a certain fascination. By definition, they’re demonstrations of endurance, and when the world is transformed at night, what might be a common activity like walking through London turns into something that is slightly thrilling and illicit – and therefore, very attractive to a particular type of person.
In a couple [...]
March 2nd, 2007 · 1 Comment
I was sitting in the lounge area of Terminal 3 in Heathrow when the PA system came on.
“This is a security announcement. All passengers are reminded that baggage should-”
A sharp beeping interrupted the message. “A fire alarm has been activated in your area. Please go to the nearest emergency exit immediately. A fire alarm has [...]
December 14th, 2006 · 3 Comments
Try as some might to avoid the rest of humanity, there are two places where you’re obliged to spend time with them – post offices, and planes. Nice segue into a weblog post about both, eh?
(well, the one about planes might have to come a bit later)
I had to pick up a special delivery from [...]
November 22nd, 2006 · 3 Comments
Next week, I’m speaking at a couple of conferences on Perplex City in London. Can you guess I didn’t get much notice? Anyway, if you happen to be going to either, please say hi!
Tuesday November 28th: BBC Audio Drama Festival. I’m speaking on the Gaming panel, which is at 9:30am and also repeated at 11:30am.
May 8th, 2006 · No Comments
Guardian weblog hating the Elephant – the Scrooge-like nature of the Guardian comes out in full force with this cynical bashing of the Sultan’s Elephant. Luckily all the commenters proceed to set the balance right.
May 6th, 2006 · 1 Comment
Two interesting developments have occurred in London in the past few days. The first is the Sultan’s Elephant. I haven’t been able to see the three-storey mechanical moving Elephant myself, since I’m in Oxford, but I intend to come back early on Sunday to see it off. The Sultan’s Elephant is performance art of the [...]
February 22nd, 2005 · 130 Comments
Two Oxford-London coaches enter. Only one will leave. Which coach will be the victor?!!!
November 16th, 2004 · 300 Comments
A brief guide on how to get a visa from India House in Aldwych, London.