U2’s BBC rooftopgig

Awesome. U2 live for free!! Having picked up news yesterday that U2 were going to be doing a live gig on the BBC roof (as part of today's BBC U2 day), there was great excitement in our household. So a…

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2009 Odd Book Titles

It's that time of year again (see previous post). The short list for this year's oddest book titles. And my personal favourite (for a snip at £917 at the Amazon marketplace): Vote for your favourite HERE

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Seeing Faces in Kibera, Nairobi

Came across this extraordinary photographic project today - faces of Kenyan women have been blown up and placed on the roofs of Kibera slum in Nairobi. It is done by an anonymous French photographer called JR (shades of Banksy there?) as part…

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Everything Bad is Good For You

Have recently finished reading Steven Johnson's 2004 book on pop culture: Everything Bad is Good For You. A fascinating read - and certainly helps to explain the prevailing resurgence in TV programming (and makes me feel a bit better about my…

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