Welcome! My day job is at the communications agency Blue Rubicon and I am also a Visiting Lecturer at City University. I edit the monthly newsletter, Liberal Democrat Newswire. This is my personal blog – with my views, expressed on behalf of myself. Take a look around – and do comment on what you see.
Outside London in particular, house prices don't look so bubble like after all - when you factor in people's ability to pay for them, which has been hugely increased by the low interest rates we've been seeing.
USB hubs are fairly standard, making it hard for one to stand out much from the crowd. But the Sabrent portable 4-port USB 3.0 Hub does a decent job of sticking its head above the others.
- Was this the world’s first mobile phone?20 April 2014
- How social media is being used to map the conflict in Syria18 April 2014
- Two other pieces of Heartbleed advice11 April 2014
Some things are rather different about elections in North Islington now compared with 1969, but as this report from the 1969 Islington North by-election shows – not everything. Note in particular the early reference to immigration and housing. Despite the less than flattering portrayal of levels of support for the Conservative candidate, he secured a […]
Media & PR
It's not really about the Lib Dems or Cyril Smith. It's about press regulation. As the last line in the latest Daily Mail editorial says, "With people like these to contend with, could there be any more powerful argument for keeping politicians’ grubby hands off the freedom of the Press?"
- Which political blogs do MPs read?14 April 2014
- The power of video9 April 2014
- Twitter + statue = clever marketing stunt for new series of Game of Thrones7 April 2014