February 2010

I had a bit of a light bulb moment last week.It was when I turned on my computer last Monday and saw I had 338 emails in my inbox.Eeeek. How come so many? Well I don’t use RSS. So every blog update comes via email. And to be honest, I’ve been slack with my reading and filing. There were quite...

I was thinking about metaphors on the journey into work this morning. And that’s because practically every single segment on the radio used a metaphor at some point.Metaphors make a comparison between two things that are basically different but have something in common. So Arsene Wenger was boiling mad over Porto’s dodgy goal Bankers’ bonuses are difficult to swallow The ball rocketed into...

Friend and SEO colleague, Rob Dobson, emailed me this pic this afternoon from the Fulham Road, London. Hmmm…nice shop. Poor sign.But La Maison is in good (bad?) company. Take a look at these corkers that have been sent to the MSN News site recently. Do not cling? Do not climb? Or what the heck. Let's have both.Yeah, help us reduce crime against...

I have a sneaky regard for Mr Justice Tugendhat. Not least because I once stayed in his villa in France.The esteemed Tugendaht, you may recall, last week revoked an injunction granted to England football captain, John Terry, blocking newspapers reporting his alleged affair with an England team mate’s Mrs. Waving the flag for free speech, Tugendhat decided it was in...

I spotted this on the Holloway Road this week. Well we have just had a recession. So I guess some businesses may be stationary. But I don’t suppose this is what they are talking about.                                                Come on people. This is a schoolboy error. The easiest way to remember the difference:  stationers (with an E) sell stationery (also with an E).                                ...