Archive For June 2007

Eleanor Rigby Left Home?

I had my iPod on shuffle the other day and Eleanor Rigby by The Beatles came on. Following my post about “She’s Leaving Home” earlier, I was struck by the thought that maybe it was Eleanor Rigby that left home. Leaving home to what she thought was a better life, with a man from theContinue Reading ›

You Gotta Love Daring Fireball

You gotta love John Gruber of Daring Fireball fame… In a great post about the iPhone, it’s launch week remember, John pokes fun at some of the iPhone doom mongers in the way only John can. This piece made me laugh out loud; in which Mr Gruber responds to a quote from an Verizon executive:Continue Reading ›

It Was Twenty Years Ago Today

I was very spoilt this Fathers Day and one of my many lovely presents was a copy of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band an album I’ve always loved but for some reason never bought. I grew up with Sgt Pepper’s, my Dad had an amazing French import copy on fluorescent orange vinyl – appropriatelyContinue Reading ›

@Media 2007

It’s time for my now annual trip to @Media which I’ve been attending since it’s very first year. OK, OK so that was only two years ago but hey. It’s a great conference that combines the state of the art with the art of the possible all presented by the very people whose blogs IContinue Reading ›

Perfect Advertising?

In case you hadn’t realised my previous post Just when I thought I was over you was an ode to the iPhone. Signals vs. Noise has a very interesting post in which they say that one of the iPhone adverts is “perfect advertising”. You know what they could be right. I was very definitely overContinue Reading ›

Just When I Thought I Was Over You

The moment I saw you it was love at first sight. You were so smart, so sexy, so different to everything I had seen before. But like a bright flame burning itself out I grew tired of you. Tired of seeing you and hearing about you everywhere I went. I came to realise that whilstContinue Reading ›