Author: coxy

  • Instagram recommends

    Instagram recommends

    My followers on Instagram recommended a whole bunch of music which I compiled into an Apple Music playlist.

  • Links of the week

    Links of the week

    This week Spotify complain about Apple, but also complain about paying song-writers more money. Mozilla also launched a file-sharing service.

  • Links of the week

    Links of the week

    This week’s links include a new search engine, a new Twitter, a new Manchester United comeback and the same old online privacy issues.

  • Life at the stables

    Life at the stables

    A selection of photos, taken on a 35mm film camera, from around the stables. Prepare for horses.

  • Out of action

    Out of action

    It sucks to be ill and for the past three days the influenza virus got the better of me. All the symptoms came knocking at my door; the runny nose, sore throat, headache, coughing, sneezing, etc. Whilst I’m quite bad at making the most of my time day-to-day, I find it frustrating to be so…

  • How I managed to turn around Oldham Athletic’s season

    How I managed to turn around Oldham Athletic’s season

    More information than you ever cared for about my first season in charge at Oldham Athletic. Digitally, of course.

  • Links of the week

    Links of the week

    The odd world of kids on YouTube, some Brexit coverage, and relocation of a Swedish town.

  • Blood and Gold

    Blood and Gold

    If you are a fan of A Game of Thrones, then you should be playing the card game too. This is all about the latest set of cards that I bought.

  • Links of the week

    Links of the week

    This week we find out whether elephants are the best animals, how Google is subject to censorship from Russia and celebrate UK citizens being one step closer to staying in Norway.

  • Birding at Østensjøvannet

    Birding at Østensjøvannet

    When I’m not staring at a computer screen, I like to stare at other things. Whether it’s gazing out of the window into the garden, or across a pond – I love to watch birds. Despite having lived in Oslo for quite a few years, it was only this past Autumn that I made my…

  • How I injured myself

    How I injured myself

    I have to admit to having an aversion to exercise. Once I get into a regular routine of going to the gym or playing football, things are fine. But getting into that routine is tough. Recently, I started to play Cageball again. It’s a game of four-a-side football on a small, indoor pitch and fun…

  • Links of the week

    Links of the week

    Stewart Lee Improvised Around Industry Prejudice To Make His Name (YouTube) — stand-up comedian Steward Lee having a conversation with stand-up comedian Jamali Maddix. A nice insight into the behind-the-scenes of comedy. Also available as a podcast. One Of The Biggest At-Home DNA Testing Companies Is Working With The FBI (Buzzfeed News) — The FBI…

  • A (Card) Game of Thrones

    A (Card) Game of Thrones

    Some time last year, I purchased A Game of Thrones: The Card Game (Second Edition). After wanting a card-based board game for a while, this became an impulse buy. With the game being set in the Game of Thrones world, I figured it would be an accessible entry point into a card game. I love…

  • New trousers? Check.

    New trousers? Check.

    I bought these chino trousers from Zara and am loving the way they look with my Dr Marten’s Persephone Boots. Will be wearing this outfit more once the cold winter weather has subsided and spring is in the air.

  • Why I switched to Firefox

    Why I switched to Firefox

    My obsession with the internet began long before I left the UK for colder climates. Upon starting my first job in 2001, I ran a gaming website and was geeking out to colleagues about Opera browser. So, when my inbox lit up with a job offer from the Norwegian-based company, I packed my bags and…