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 Рwith my views, expressed on behalf of myself. Take a look around Рand do comment on what you see.

Politics

And lo, with an email the sign was gone

28 August 2014

Cruel me: that "temporary" sign at the corner of Moray Road and Fonthill Road will now not seen its tenth birthday because following my email, Islington Council has now finally removed it.

Technology

97885: text messages are genuinely from Vodafone

19 August 2014

I recently received a text message from 97885, claiming to be from Vodafone and asking me to reply and take part in a survey.

History

Kingston Liberal says ‘Vote Labour’: a leaflet from 1945

26 August 2014

Anthony Asquith, son of Liberal Prime Minister H.H. Asquith, stunt double in Boadicea and respected film director, never quite fulfilled the promise of his talent.

Media & PR

Trust Me, I’m Lying: Confessions of a media manipulator

27 August 2014

You certainly shouldn't take as an instruction manual Ryan Holiday's accounts of how he regularly manipulated, bamboozled and fooled bloggers and the media into running false, exaggerated and self-serving stories.