As social media use grows every year, so too does the number of online comments such as "hasn't crime has increased, lately?", or "this town never had a crime problem like it does now". However, is that true? I've taken a look at the reported crime stats for Biggleswade and Sandy to see if peoples'… Continue reading Crime figures in Biggleswade and Sandy
When a new soft play centre opened up in my local neighbourhood, as a parent, I was pretty excited. However, the opening party of Crazy Chimps left me feeling nervous and disappointed. My opinion has since changed. There were a number of reasons why I left feeling uneasy that day and I documented those in a previous… Continue reading Crazy Chimps revisited
Yesterday was the opening party of Crazy Chimps, a local soft play centre in Kennington, South East London, a venue I've been looking forward to opening where I can take my son. While the 'event' was successful enough in terms of getting people through the door, there were some things that concerned me. Let me start with… Continue reading Crazy Chimps opening party: a success, or not?
Working as a writer on Nokia Conversations, I often experiment/use/play with many of the apps that run on my Nokia Lumia smartphone. One of my favourite apps is Cinemagraph, a photo app that allows you to freeze certain sections of a photo, while allowing other parts to move freely. I've decided to put together a… Continue reading My Nokia Lumia Cinemagraphs
For quite some time now, I've been getting from A-to-B on foot or by using public transport. I live in central London and therefore just don't need to drive a car. I can, I just choose not to. This means that for the past couple of years I've experienced all that the capital has to… Continue reading Motorists, cyclists, pedestrians: can’t we all just get along?