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I am not a photojournalist

So on Saturday I went and photographed some flowers and petals and stuff. Which was all very nice, and nobody got manhandled by bunch of police officers. Jules Mattsson, on the other hand, is a photojournalist, so on Saturday he went to take some photos of the Armed Forces Day parade. Here’s how it went: […]

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Daily Mail iPhone Fail (whale)

10.30am or so this morning, on the internets: Which would be, if true, something of a scoop for the Daily Mail. So let’s take a look at the article – here’s the first few paras: Which is great – the source is Mr Jobs himself. On Twitter. Except that, as anyone working in tech journalism […]

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The Cat: a creature of rare wonderfulnessosity

The domestic housecat: it offers fluff, hugs and a wonderful array of meowling noises between the hours of six AM and breakfast. Photograph: me. Just as the frenzy over some kind of rather expensive but shiny smartphone threatens to overbalance the collective sanity of our national press, it seems like a good time to finally […]

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Live Southeastern Train Map

Inspired by the triumpth that is the Live map of London Underground trains, I thought I’d knock something similar up for fellow customers (er, “sufferers”) of Southeastern Trains. And here it is! Key to symbols is as follows: A) Hither Green Station, although it could be pretty much any other station on the line 1) […]

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Going back to California: San Francisco

After two days in Silicon Valley I transferred up to San Francisco. My stop in the city was a short one – a whole day Saturday, plus half of Friday and some time on Sunday before heading to the airport – so it was bound to be a case of picking a few things to […]

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Going back to California: Palo Alto

Back in 2008 I was lucky enough to find myself with three days to drive around California, starting near San Diego. California’s a big place, though, so in the end I was only able to cover the south of the state: San Diego, LA, the desert around Palm Springs and the Laguna Mountains. San Francisco […]

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