Short posts, articles and essays; mostly written for myself, but sometimes written for others, too.

Google Duplex

In a society where truth and trust are a scarce resource, Google introduce an incredibly foolish product.

Hostage Situation

Why do some designers choose to work for ‘evil’ corporations — and what happens to them when they get there?


Twitter is a place I visit to get annoyed. I need an alternative. That alternative could be my very own website.

Back to Bradshaw’s

Having copied, pasted and formatted another 115 pages of OCR’d text, Bradshaw’s Guide now contains tours throughout South West England, the West Midlands, Wales and Ireland.

Paradise Lost

I had braced myself for its eventual fate, but seeing footage of Birmingham Central Library being demolished still brought a tear to my eye.