Snow cricket, originally uploaded by DragonDrop. In around 12 hours time, the worlds biggest and highest profile game of cricket begins. The Ashes. Some think it a load off fuss over a tiny wooden pot, others think it the ultimate competition in word sport. At this very moment in time the 22 players who’ll be playing in the opening game… Read more →
Saint London are asking the question – Can you draw the internet? They’ve crafted an experiment in the form of a website where they are trying to work out who the more imaginative is – the creative industry or a bunch of 10 years olds. I thought I’d give it a go and here’s what I came up with: Have… Read more →
3D60 sound… will it catch on? First there was mono. A single point source of sound. Then there was stereo. You’d think this was the end game as far as sound production goes, as we’ve only got two ears, but thanks to the shape of our ears and the fact they are positioned at slightly different heights on our head… Read more →
My standard (condensed) commute. Yesterday was different. Yesterday was perhaps the worst commute I’ve experienced in a long time. An adventure of sorts, but certainly not an enjoyable one. My often beautiful drive across The Yorkshire Dales from Harrogate to Earby, was mired with multiple instances of horridness. Horizontal rain denied any natural beauty to make its way through my… Read more →
This struck me as a brilliant idea when I was presented with a voucher for a ‘virtual balloon’ on my birthday about a month ago. Unlike an ordinary balloon race where physical balloons get let off and the one who’s tag gets sent back from the furthest distant wins, this race uses live meteorological modelling and physics to calculate where… Read more →
Wrapping up Felix’s birthday week I made a Matt Spesh once we’d got home and settled back in for a day. One of the most viewed pictures I’ve ever taken (largely due to the fact that flickr blog used it) was of a very similar scene. My fryups are world famous.