My one and only brush with sexism… I think

I hear a lot about how much sexism women in tech face and how hard it is to get into the field, let alone progress in it. This is not something I’ve really come across. I’m not saying it doesn’t happen, I’m just saying it doesn’t happen all the time, and it doesn’t...

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“Click Here”? Bob says “Go F**k yourself!”

I really passionately hate any copy in email or on websites that say ‘click here’. If you need to write that then you’ve failed. You’ve failed as a designer if your link is so inobvious that you need to spell out the fact that it’s a link. You’ve failed as a copy...

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Little tip for Outlook.com

This is probably ancient (at least as ancient as outlook.com is), but I’ve only just stumbled across it… If you have text with a link around it, Outlook.com chooses to ignore your line-height, making it a lot larger… and depending on your design, that can break your...

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My Escape Game Reviews

I love escape games - I used to stay up until Stupid o’Clock playing them online at Escape Games 24. I still play them online, but now there are live versions; you’re actually locked in a room with about 4-6 people and have to solve puzzles to get out in less than an...

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It’s Raining! Bring on the Dickheads!

It’s raining, you may have noticed this. You’ve probably also noticed (consciously or otherwise) the two new types of Dickhead that the rain brings out to play... Umbrella Dickhead I’m not talking about general people (General People #salute#) with umbrellas. But the...

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Let’s do a gaming!

How did you spend your Sunday night? cooking a roast? Curled up in front of Netflix with your cat and a glass of wine? Surrounded by Gamer Geeks watching more Gamer Geeks play computer games? Just me on that last one then? Well, just me and about 60 other Gamer Geeks?...

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Pink Parcel: It’s a monthly thing!

I got my first box today from The Pink Parcel. I subscribed a month ago, and been excitedly waiting for it ever since. The Pink Parcel is a monthly box subscription service for women. They send you a selection of items to make ‘that time of the month’ a little more...

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Mindfulness – A First Step

Last night I went to Secret Monday, a monthly event which “brings people together around the superpowers of calm and mindfulness”. the event is run by  Alexis Bicât & Malcolm Scovil of Calmworks. It was in a lovely location; WeWork near Spitalfields, and there was...

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Soda Stream – WTF???

As I wrote here, I have a new email address, which is a .London address. A number of companies haven’t been able to accept this due to not recognising it as a valid address. I’ve tweeted all of them, and a number have come back asking for more details, and most of...

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