Get on with it

Posted by on Oct 26, 2015 in Blogroll, General, Work | No Comments

Get on with it I was complimented today on my writing and it gave me a renewed confidence. Enough so to come back here (probably briefly) and write. On the train home I was mulling over what my subject might be and it struck me that the spurring on of the compliment would be the ...

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Some advice from Don Quixote

Posted by on Mar 8, 2015 in Books, General, Home | No Comments

I’ve mentioned before about my annual to-do list, it runs from April to April and containsĀ things I’d like to accomplish that year. It comprises, unsurprisingly, five sections each containing, more unsurprisingly, five items to-do. One of these sections is books I’d like to read and this past year Don Quixote was one of those. If ...

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New year, new location

Posted by on Jan 5, 2014 in General | No Comments

Happy New Year! I’d love to give a reason for the lack of posts other than I’ve been pretty busy, but I’m afraid that’s just it. I’ve been updating the main Speakersfive site (as you’ll see if you’re reading this there) there’s still some bits to tidy and sort out but if I wait til ...

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Getting stuff done day

Posted by on Jan 22, 2012 in General, Home | No Comments

I honestly thought I’d posted already this year. Turns out not. So Happy New Year! Hope you had a good one? Pretty good segue that into this post. With the start of the New Year (now three weeks ago) many people are looking to start a new hobby or what have you. Most people at ...

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The Birmingham Gateway Project

Posted by on May 27, 2010 in General | No Comments

I commute into the centre of Birmingham every day and to me New Street station is, well lets face it, literally a big dirty hole in the ground. I’m not knocking it, I mean it isn’t that surprising considering the amount of trains and people that pass through it on a daily basis but I ...

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Hipstamatic iPhone app

Posted by on May 18, 2010 in General | No Comments

I’m a bit tight when it comes to paying for apps on the iPhone. In fact I’ve only ever bought two, but I’m glad that one of them was Hipstamatic. For years I was (and still am) a fan of Lomography and this app essentially sets about creating the same effect but digitally. I know ...

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Speakersfive on a Mini!

Posted by on Feb 28, 2008 in General | No Comments

You may have already seen this around on the streets but for anyone who hasn’t here’s a lovely picture. Anyone who knows Speakersfive will also know that the love for all classic cars is strong but in particular its the Mini so what better way to advertise than on the side of this beloved automobile? ...

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