Hot metal, cold type

The end of local newspapers, or the start of something better?

Cut, shut and respray

Marking time by giving the website a once-over.

They might be Giants

What happens when your long-awaited catch-up with a friend clashes with a major international cultural event…


In London, you’re never more than six feet away from a rat. In Leeds, you’re never more than six metres away from an Uber…

Recycle or reuse?

We can and should do both: but which is better?

Is this the end of the PR degree?

And will anyone mourn their passing?

Yorkshire Day

Tha’ can allus tell a Yorkshireman… but tha’ can’t tell ‘im much.

When I am old…

… I shall drink purple. This is called a Black Jack, a rum-based cocktail at Alchemist in Leeds. Pour over the ice, then squirt something out of a syringe onto it. Meh.

The Kick Song

Extremely silly, but I do like this! The Stick Song it’s based on is good too…

Back in the GDPR

Yes, even my small outpost on the Interweb needs to be GDPR-compliant!

Wile E. Coyote

While trying to put into words what I was feeling, I hit upon an unexpected answer.

No jokes involving lemmings and cliffs, please…

WhatsApp: The Saga Continues

We’d really, really like to bring our WhatsApp newsletter back. But not at any cost.

A storm in a pint glass

Does Tim Martin have a point in closing down Wetherspoon’s social media channels?

Too good to be forgotten?

How far do we have to go to remove all traces of our previous indiscretions?


No, not that sort. Actual baggage. Bags.

Old Dog, Old Tricks

Sometimes, you have to go back to basics.

The State of the State of the Profession Survey

My thoughts on this year’s findings.