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Volcano and Ash Mash

Mashup of BBC images of oil slick and ash cloud forecasts

Continuing my recent theme of creating mash-ups (here and here), here is one more, this time a ‘not-to-scale’ mashup inspired by the shape of the BBC/NOAA oil-slick forecast image for 16 May 2010 and the BBC/MetOffice ash cloud forecast for 5 […]

A renewed political landscape for Whitchurch

Symbols of the B&DBC council election in May 2010 for Whitchurch, Hampshire

Apart from the general election on 6 May 2010, which changed the UK political landscape, there was also a local borough council (B&DBC) election here in Whitchurch, Hampshire – where the right to demonstrate was won for the country.

Why […]

A new political landscape for the UK

A few of the Liberal Democrats' birds flutter into the Conservatives' tree leaving Labour's rose in the shade.

Last evening saw the resignation of the UK’s prime minister, and Labour Party’s leader, Gordon Brown, and the formation of a new government with the Conserative’s David Cameron as the country’s new prime minister. […]

Back to the (Oblong) Future

The TED conference is coming back to Oxford this July. I doubt I’ll go – I’d rather spend the $4500 (about same in UK pounds) on a holiday with my family! And the talks will be podcast in the autumn anyway. I keep a few of the interesting TED talks in our ‘Mostly Interesting‘ page.

However, they have posted a list of who will be talking there. One speaker caught my eye (the power of good branding?): oblong. You just want to find out what that company does. Oblong. Not square, not triangular. Oblong. Cool name. » Continue reading Back to the (Oblong) Future »

Relief for Swine Flu?

Not available in your local chemist.

Not available in your local chemist.

I received this in my email inbox today.  If anyone knows the artist who made this, then let me know so I can give them proper credit.  Better still, if some company ends up making this for real, then I’ll gladly link to them!

Brings new meaning to ‘viral’ advertising.

Many people think wearing a mask helps reduce the risk of catching the flu – » Continue reading Relief for Swine Flu? »