Balance

Not not blogging

I’m not not blogging, I’m just not blogging here. In the highly unlikely event that you’re a subscriber to this blog and not to the Government Digital Service blog, here are three posts I recently wrote there and neglected to cross-post here: Government corporate websites in eye-popping 3D Why do people need government department websites? [...]


…But I don’t like to talk about it

(Cross-posted from The Funding Network website, with thanks). I would be lying if I said I do a lot of work for charity. But by donating slivers of time to The Funding Network (TFN), which pairs worthwhile projects with pots of money at auction-style giving events (see video below), I can just about get away [...]


A bumper backlog of 2010 bookmarks

Without noticing, it seems I haven’t published a list of my bookmarks here for nearly a year. That’ll be partly down to subconscious choice (I’m not overly keen on link dumps on other blogs) and partly through neglect (I prefer to manually edit rather than automate these kind of posts, and haven’t found the time). [...]


Sleepy time: my top 10 bedtime books for kids

‘Tis the season for facile lists and for trying not to think too much about work. And as I’m about to say bye-bye to full sleep for a few months with the arrival of baby #2 (due in early Jan), I thought I’d mark the occasion by blogging my top ten pieces of sleep propaganda [...]


Corporate Twitter (cartoon)

Familiar? Source. Via Spaghetti Testing.