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Graphing the Guardian's Eco Ratings for cars

I always read the Guardian’s ‘On The Road’ car reviews on a Saturday. They’re not detailed enough to inform a purchasing decision but I like car reviews that aren’t all Top Gear about things. I’ve always been intrigued by the reviews’ Eco Rating so I decided to graph the data.

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In Writing on 5 Jul 2017


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This was a vote for a better politics and the prospect of real change | Letters | Politics | The Guardian

While watching several hours of the BBC's election night coverage I was struck by how often “young people” were mentioned, compared with how few featured on the programme. I didn't notice anyone under 30 and one of the few people under 40 was media editor Amol Rajan. His only role was to read out tweets. It's understandable that these mythical “young people” so often feel politics isn't for or about them.

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A comment on another site on 10 Jun 2017


The BBC's 'A Concert For Samuel Pepys'

BBC Radio 4 are putting on a concert of songs composed for Samuel Pepys by Cesare Morelli, the musician who joined Pepys’ household in the 1670s. The concert is at Pepys’ local church, St Olave’s, on 15 February 2017, and is free to attend, although you must reserve tickets (see below). The concert will be recorded for a feature on Radio 4 in the future.

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At Pepys' Diary Site News on 20 Jan 2017


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I live in London, UK. I have been developing and designing things on the internet for over 20 years, and have also been an acting student, modelmaker, illustrator and futurist. More about me.

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Recently listened to music

  1. Saint Jude's Infirmary - Montreal
  2. Belle and Sebastian - If You Find Yourself Caught in Love
  3. The Four Brothers - Pasi Pano Pane Zviedzo
  4. Kate Nash - Mary Happy
  5. Patti & The Emblems - I'm gonna love you a long long time

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