Archive For January 2006

Tokyo : Day 1

My flight was very good. I only watched two films as the film selection was rather uninspiring: 40 Year Old Virgin (6 out of 10) and Mr and Mrs Smith (5 out of 10). We arrived at our hotel early afternoon on Saturday and decided to have a few hours sleep and then to headContinue Reading ›

Tokyo : Day 0

OK so I’m on my way to Tokyo – I’m currently sitting in the Virgin Clubhouse waiting for my flight to be called. It’s been a hell of week getting ready for this trip but we are as ready as we’re gonna be; I just hope our Japan team is. With perfect timing I haveContinue Reading ›

I’m Going to Tokyo… No Really I Am

I have wanted to go to Tokyo for years and now I am. I don’t travel much for work so to have my employer fly me Upper Class to a dream city is a bit of a treat. OK, so I have some serious work to do whilst I’m there but hell I’ll deal withContinue Reading ›

Jonathan Ive CBE

Jonathan Ive, Apple’s design overlord, has been awarded a CBE in the New Years Honours list. It’s fantastic to see the importance of design being recognised. Jonathan Ive is responsible (with a little input from Steve Jobs I’m sure) for the iMac, Cube, iBook, Powerbook, Mini and of course the iPod range. Apple are renownContinue Reading ›