Salmon Fishing in the Yemen Blimey, it’s been ages since I wrote a book review. This was passed to me by my Mum, and was quickly added to the book pile for taking on holiday. The story is simple enough, a rich man from Yemen wants to introduce salmon fishing to his local area. He…Continue reading Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
First up, apologies for my absence over the past week or so. We decided to sneak a few days in Spain as a last minute holiday (before my wife starts her new job next week) and as it was all a bit rushed I didn’t have time to post anything here. Until then, here are…Continue reading Recently Read
Friendships in the Connected Age: Higher Quantity AND Higher Quality – “The most human value still comes from authentic one-on-one connections. Itâ€™s just a whole lot easier to create and maintain and deepen those now.”
Blinky, Pinky, Inky and Clyde. Louise bought me a t-shirt recently, adorned with these characters, but I couldn’t remember their names and have had a hard time convincing Louise that they had names at all. THIS proves that I was right. Yay.
Use GMail? Check your filters! (via) – nasty little hack this one, and very easy to pull off.
Many moons ago I designed a simple template for a blog. It was a very popular blog back then, and it’s even more popular now with a book deal signed and on-sale, and many Bloggie Awards won (3 in a row!). It’s a regular read of course, and this evening, as I clicked to view…Continue reading I is for idiot
LiveMocha – not sure about the name but the idea is good. One of the best ways to learn a language is to use it, LiveMocha helps you learn a language by letting you hook up and chat with other people doing the same.
Getting the most from GMail – has several good tips and advice on how to best leverage GMail.
Ola! Visiting my father-in-law is sort of a home away from home and, as such, we tend to not do much preferring to just slot into his routine. Every day is similar, breakfast on the roof terrace, down for lunch, back to roof, out to pub around 4ish for a couple of drinks. Dinner, siesta,…Continue reading Down and out in Torrox
So, I’ve got just over two weeks to pull together the various threads of thought that are floating around in my head into a cohesive presentation on how Wikis can be used for collaboration. Part of the presentation will focus on some social engineering tips to foster usage, and, ultimately, the pitch is that a…Continue reading Do you Wiki?