The past week was comprised of several acres of sleeping, a variety of coughs from a phlegm-shifting bark to a wheezy airless hack, the swallowing of many small sharp edged rocks, and the application of an ever-tightening metal band around my head. In other words, I have man-flu. More technically, I have a chest infection…Continue reading Intermission

What is art?

During a Saturday afternoon wander in London, joining the throng of tourists meandering along the river, I decided to head to the Tate Modern. It’s been some years since I’d been there (Anish Kappor’s Marsyas was the installation at the time) and my art tastes veer towards that end of the scale so I do…Continue reading What is art?


Prompted by the You’re Not the Only One… wait, you’ve not heard of it! Well a few bloggers are: …putting together a book for WARCHILD written by bloggers and here’s where you come in: We would like you to submit a written piece about something you’ve been through from any aspect of your life that…Continue reading Publishing

The Big Picture

Deliverables are dead. Long live multi-format, anytime, anywhere delivery of information! The more I think about it, the more I am beginning to see that creating content, writing and styling and planning, for “print” is no longer valid. Quick caveat: Know your audience and the requirements. Many places mandate printed documentation in one format or…Continue reading The Big Picture

Ready or not

I have made the lists. I have checked the lists. The lists do not lie. I think I finally have a grip on … dammit … just remembered something else. OK, let’s start over. The coming few weeks will be hectic. The arrival and fitting of a new kitchen requires preparation, the erecting of a…Continue reading Ready or not