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Silicon Roundabout should let Tech City get on with its cheerleading

Tech City is a waste of Government money. Tech City is run by “nontrepreneurs”. Tech City is jumping on the bandwagon, taking credit for organic growth of startups in Shoreditch. Tech City is little more than a PR company justifying its own existence. Tech Shitty. These are all criticisms levied at the UKTI-funded scheme. Fighting […]

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I win two Twitter awards making me officially ‘Crapp’

I’m not quite sure how it happened, but I have somehow won a couple of awards in some Twitter journalism awards called  The Crapps, organised by PR agency 10 Yetis. I was awarded the prize for “the journalist that makes you feel warm and fuzzy inside” and “the least twattish Twitterer — must follow journalist”. […]

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First date hell

I woke up week ago to read some retweets from one of my all-time favourite tweeps, the Independent’s Rhodri Marsden. He had mentioned a disastrous first date in 2002 (I’ve just walked past the Firefly, where I went on a date in 2002 that was so bad I heard myself say “So, what’s Wigan like, then?”) and […]

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