Month: March 2021

  • Tailored faux leather blazer

    Tailored faux leather blazer

    My wife told me I should get a leather suit. No doubt this was a reaction to her celeb crush Harry Styles sporting a fancy Gucci leather suit recently whilst performing with Devonté Hynes. Well, let me tell you, I met Dev back in 2005 when he was a depressed emo playing in the band […]

  • Weekend


    Spring has sprung and the coldest days are behind us. At least, I hope so. It was chilly but sunny over the weekend and I relished the chance to get out the house after spending way too much time indoors, due to the combination of being in the middle of a pandemic and having a […]

  • — a social network for Scotland 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 — a social network for Scotland 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

    If you’re looking for an alternative to Twitter, you don’t need to look further than Mastodon. But, if you live or come from Scotland, then you might want to join your fellow country-folk on a social network for Scotland. is a bilingual online community, inviting Scottish folk to sign up and chat with the […]

  • I’ve ‘read’ 3 books in 2021.

    I’ve ‘read’ 3 books in 2021.

    Despite my last post about readng – a social network for book lovers, I must hold my hands up and admit that I am actually terrible at reading books. Put a screen in front of me and I can read news and social media on the internet for hours. Wave an interesting-looking book in my […]

  • Forget GoodReads, what are you readng?

    Forget GoodReads, what are you readng?

    Before you comment telling me I fucked up in the title of this post; I didn’t. That’s because this post is about the website readng. It’s an alternative to Amazon-owned GoodReads for those that aren’t good at spellng. Aziz Firat, an ex-colleague of mine from my days at Opera Software and current Lead Designer at […]