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Farewell Uber, London doesn’t need you

At the end of this month Uber won’t have a license in London. Is this such a bad thing? Anyone who knows me, knows I’m all for new tech and ideas, but I don’t think Uber is needed in London, or a good thing. The concept of Uber is brilliant and in many places it’s very much a welcome alternative to the traditional cab office, but no, not in London. London’s Black...

Make your WordPress site faster

I’m a fan of WordPress, it’s the tool I recommend for anyone looking for a website and unless you have a very specific requirement you’ll find it’s probably the best solution for any web based project. More on the alternatives another time, but for those with a WordPress based site, here’s some tech tips and tricks to make it faster. Note that these are pretty tech...

Gousto is Great

We love to cook at home, but like many people we sometimes find ourselves making the same meals and although we have a plethora of cookery books, they spend most of the time sat on a shelf. In a bid to have more fun cooking we took up an introductory offer with HelloFresh. Everyone’s heard of HelloFresh thanks to their prominent marketing and promotional stands at train stations across the...

Treasure Hunt

You’ve got a limited amount of time, it’s not raining and there’s a toddler to entertain. What do you do? Treasure hunt! The other weekend, I had a busy Sunday ahead of me, but wanted to make the most of the few hours in the morning with Robin and after his recent obsession with pirates, decided we should go looking for treasure. Things you need: A sheet of A3 paper A black...