April 8th, 2014
A quick video from our day playing and at Hatfield House
April 6th, 2014
It’s worth listening through; it doesn’t just stay whiney, and has some
February 20th, 2014
I like semi-colons: they’re useful and it’s a shame they’re dying out. And
I frequently use them like the author of this article, but fear they may
not come across to the reader as intended.
But I disagree with all that. I rarely revise my text messages, sending
out typos and odd autocorrections left and right, and the semicolon is
often the first punctuation mark I thumb for when I’m moving onto another
thought (for instance: “yea, dinner at 8 sounds good; did you walk the
A period could very well have worked there, but as Ben Crair observes in
the New Republic, they often seem too severe; and exclamation points, the
kudzu of punctuation in the digital age, might make you feel like an
overenthusiastic phony. But the semicolon’s breezy informality, for me,
captures the unstructured, colloquial nature of digital correspondence more
so than any other punctuation mark out there.
January 23rd, 2014
Awesome video by Cousin Ben. And it was me that introduced him to the
December 15th, 2013
This is a great run through of how to get started taking photos you’ll
love. The $1000 covers everything you’ll need and keeps it simple.
This is also an excellent way to get into photography.
November 15th, 2013
We love Sarah & Duck. It’s free, imaginative and quirky. Here’s an article exploring how it encourages innovation :p
September 6th, 2013
This is insane! The filters and cencors that are on-by-default and not
always easy to turn off, and mandated by the government are now
blocking privacy-protecting tools.
As Cory puts it:
Instead of teaching kids how to stay safe online, the official UK Internet safety policy requires them to be totally naked in all their online communications.
Using a secure VPN is good practice when on untrustworthy networks,
for example to stop the other guy at Starbucks from jumping into your
August 31st, 2013
Well, he goes “Bom Bom Bom… Ping” spontaneously, and I’m pretty
sure it’s this song he’s singing.
August 7th, 2013
Sarah and Duck just started in February. It’s a favourite in our
house! Simple and charming, and lots of imagination.