To all the dreamers who dream the impossible

I’m really moved by the Supreme Court ruling. What really touches me about the granting of equal marriage rights is the fact that forty years ago, this level of recognition and acceptance must have seemed unimaginable to the LGBT community. Unimaginable to everyone except a few brave people. But like every other civil / human rights…

What can I stream?

I need to become a youtube sensation. I blame this new project I’m working on which has opened me up to a whole new world of gamers – twenty-year old kids who are making money from sitting in front of their laptops, streaming games. I LOVE them. I love how ‘into’ the games they are….

The mythical Thule – how strong is your imagination?

There’s a small exhibition at the British Library about Seeking the Northwest Passage – why Europeans have been driven to explore the fabled Northwest Passage. An ancient Greek geographer described the regions beyond Britain as the mythical Thule (pronounced Thoolay): “… those regions in which there was no longer any proper land nor sea nor…

Shrove Tue pancakes and dreams

I love pancakes. That’s what I really love about the US – their fluffy, light pancakes. Having said that, I had some mean European crepe style pancakes in Neuremberg and a friend (food nutrition specialist, A), made us some lovely crepey-pancakes two weekends ago. The funny thing is, today pancakes get elevated from just a…