Issues

TwitterTitters – Ta-dah!

Or how we exploited social media to change the world… Less than a month ago, fellow journalist Linda Jones asked me to join her on a project to raise money for Comic Relief using the medium of Twitter. What a rollercoaster it has been! By harnessing Twitter, we somehow managed to create an entire book …

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A foodie on the cheap

Apologies for my quietness of late – I’ve been writing a book (details to follow). In the interim, I’ve been guest-posting on Scott Colvey’s new blog on discount food shopping during the credit crunch. Read on for my tale of my first experience of hunting for gourmet bargains in an el cheapo supermarket…

Baby P – some random thoughts

Not much to say, really. The papers are awash with news, views, op-eds and outrage. Ten days of coverage, more details unfolding daily on the catalogue of inaction. I couldn’t face watching Panorama tonight after reading today’s news. It would have been like getting an abuse-porn fix. Like the rest of the nation, I feel …

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Election? What election?

I hate elections. And I particularly hate the US presidential election. Try as I might, I just cannot work up the slightest enthusiasm for it. Or even the vaguest smidgeon of interest. I ought to feel guilty about that but I don’t. Try as I might to ignore the saturation coverage, it’s unavoidable, and irritating …

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