I'm heading over to London on Friday for a couple of days. The main purpose of the visit is to attend the Bond exhibition in the Barbican. I'll also be going to the cinema - assuming there's something worth seeing (Total Recall might fit the bill!) But I'll be there for 3 days, so I'll have plenty of time to do other things.. I'm sure I'll find plenty of things to … [Read more...] about What To Do In London?
On Being a Bit of a James Bond Fan
I've been a James Bond fan for years. When I was growing up I used to love watching the movies on the TV and as I got older I started going to see them on the big screen. I've seen Bond films in English, Italian, Spanish and French - and even if the dubbing was dodgy at times I still enjoyed the films. Since then I've acquired a few first editions of the Ian Fleming novels … [Read more...] about On Being a Bit of a James Bond Fan
Olympics 2012 Restrictions
I won't be attending the Olympics in London, but I'll probably watch at least some of it from here .. If you are attending you need to be careful about what you bring with you .. There are several documents on the official London Olympics' site outlining what you cannot do or bring with you. Here's a couple of the items that caught my attention (and since this post is … [Read more...] about Olympics 2012 Restrictions
The New TLD Application List Is Out!
I spent a lot of today following the new TLD "reveal" which was being streamed from London. As soon as the list of applications was made available I downloaded it and have been trying to get my head around the rather long list ever since! For someone who works in the internet industry today's "reveal" was important and pretty exciting. I'll be posting at greater length … [Read more...] about The New TLD Application List Is Out!
UK PM Wants To Censor The Web?
In 2011 the very idea that the UK's Prime Minister could even be considering to censor or control the internet is scary. Very scary. Cameron's government are facing a serious problem, with the UK descending into chaos and anarchy over the last week. But does that justify even considering blocking Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites from the British public? Even … [Read more...] about UK PM Wants To Censor The Web?