Author: coxy

  • 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 […]

  • Links of the week

    Links of the week

    Meet the man behind a third of what’s on Wikipedia (CBS News) — Steven Pruitt has made nearly 3 million edits on Wikipedia and written 35,000 original articles, subsequently listed alongside Donald Trump, J.K. Rowling and Kim Kardashian West as one of the most influential people on the internet by Time magazine. Facebook convinced teens […]

  • Ecosia – the search engine that plants trees

    Ecosia – the search engine that plants trees

    I try to use Google products rarely and this includes when searching the web. Over the years, I have jumped between a few alternatives; DuckDuckGo, Bing, and now Ecosia. The real jump away from Google was when DuckDuckGo became a viable alternative that vowed to not track your activities around the web in order to […]

  • Hello world!

    Hello world!

    After what feels like many years, I’m giving my website a refresh. I’ll be posting content as regular as I remember to and if you are interested in what I have to say, you can bookmark the site or subscribe to the RSS feed for the latest updates. ✌️