Monthly Archive: April, 2012

The Average Voice

An idea: people read a set sentence, leave some personal data, their spoken voice is recorded then mashed together. Contributions can be added via phone, locations geomapped. You could mash by location, age,… Continue reading

Manchester Marathon, Running With Umbrellas

Running the Manchester Marathon on Sunday…and the last six weeks have gone real quick. Hope to be past the Kellogg’s factory by 9.30am; should be drenched by then, the weather forecast is awful.… Continue reading

Figuring Cinemagram

Loads of filters + moving bits + social. Still trying to figure out Cinemagram. Some ‘best ofs’ here and here.

Recording Dereliction

Disused cinema, from the Reality Trip blog. Loads more shots of abandoned power stations, offices and factories in its best of 2011 post. Love the pics, love how he got them. In the… Continue reading

Bespoke, On-Demand Magazine Publishing

                        A publishing idea: online readers ‘save’ longform articles to be printed as a bespoke, on-demand magazine. Magcloud will print 32 pages… Continue reading

Seven Weeks and Counting

Itching to go holiday, to see blue skies, to take photos, to spend some time with my girls. I don’t think I’ve ever looked forward to a holiday so much.

A Sign for the Times

Leyland Church, Lancashire

Speak-Singing Greats

Inspired by a recent All Songs Considered podcast, great songs that are part speaking, part singing. Some personal favourites: ‘When the Sun Goes Down’, Artic Monkeys (above), ‘The Snake’, Al Wilson, ‘Ernie, the… Continue reading

Parked Karma

  The UK has an abundance of disabled parking spaces, and parent & child parking. That is a good thing. I’m not sure I believe in karma, but I do find myself hoping… Continue reading

Finding Value Beyond Sepia Snapshots

Never really got into Instagram (the CrossProcess app does quite enough for me), so someone stumping up $1 million to buy it would have looked like a lot of money. $1 billion is… Continue reading