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  1. Less typing more drawing (Noisy Decent Graphics)

    Maybe you’re doing the wrong kind of typing? http://www.flickr.com/photos/philgyford/6538354609/

  2. There Is No Way These Are the Most Annoying Words of 2011

    I’m pleased you liked my photo enough to use it, although you should have asked first. Unless…

  3. #occupy London | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

    WE WILL IMPOSE OUR SLOGANS ON PUBLIC SPACE JUST LIKE ADVERTISERS DO, EXCEPT WE WILL ALSO DEFACE OLD…

  4. Scars, arms and saying thank you « anneiskeepingbusy

    I had a similar accident as a child. Playing war in my neighbours’ garden, I was standing on a…

  5. Rip it up! « Matthew Sheret

    As we tweeted yesterday, I really liked those chapters. For me, the bits that didn’t quite fit were…

  6. Extra, Extra | Londonist

    You’ve confused the Heron (the not yet completed residential tower by the Barbican) with Heron…

  7. Bear in love | Holly Swain Illustration

    I love the colours Holly, somehow bright and jolly but without being too garish. The bear’s shadow…

  8. Cyclists in the City: Will ‘hating’ cyclists be acceptable until cycling gets a proper place in the city?

    “All the surveys conducted by the AA and others indicate that more than 2/3rd of drivers admit to…

  9. Cyclists in the City: Will ‘hating’ cyclists be acceptable until cycling gets a proper place in the city?

    As others have said above, much (but by no means all) of the reason for drivers and pedestrians…

  10. The Technium: You Are a Robot

    “Since technology isn’t new, why this infatuation with imitating machines now?” i’m not sure what…

  11. Insatsu.us : Deploying Django on WebFaction

    Thanks for this guide - it’s really, really useful. A few points I found as I went along: When…

  12. Cool Tools: Rush 72 Backpack

    I have the Rush-24 version and am pleased with it so far, although I haven’t used it for much yet…

  13. Cool Tools: Kryptonite Evolution U-Lock

    The trouble with posting something like a bike lock as a “Cool Tool” is that few people have tested…

  14. Cool Tools: Kryptonite Evolution U-Lock

    I’ve often read people on bike forums warn others away from the Sheldon Brown method. These days,…

  15. Slow News - Laughing Meme

    “I’m pretty sure Phil Gyford has requested something similar…” Me too, but I don’t know if I…

  16. Walton on the Naze Goods Yard and Shed 2011 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

    These are all fascinating, thanks Stuart. I had no idea that car park used to have train tracks on…

  17. ipad pocket for phil | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

    Thanks! I owe the world some writing.

  18. Marooned on a desert island doing their best to re-create Radio 4 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

    Ha, I didn’t see your photo before I quoted the same bit for linking to the article. Very good.

  19. Two billion people and the royal wedding: pretty damned unlikely - Boing Boing

    “starfish and coffee”, you’re assuming a (perhaps ill-judged) throwaway comment for the purpose of…

  20. sxsw last year | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

    Mary just pointed out that looks like ash, not the filter. So maybe I do smoke.

  21. sxsw last year | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

    If I smoked I’d have known to put it in the right way round.

  22. Life Drawing | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

    Yeah, it’s lovely. Nice and simple but plenty of information there. And it looks like you were…

  23. Roo’s campaign | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

    Is Douglas dead? Or is that what they want you to think? Maybe he’s busking, blowing his tiny…

  24. Wilderness to brothels to Apple store: the History of Development in one block

    Very interesting, thanks. A nice lens for a long-term look at historical ebbs and flows. However,…

  25. The Technium: Free Kindle This November

    This reminded me of this article from the London Review of Books by John Lanchester, about…

  26. Teller’s shoes | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

    Aren’t spats a thing that you wear over shoes/ankles? PS, more photos of famous people touching…

  27. Tim wright: digital writer: The Story: using the wrong tools for the job

    I’ll have to think about it more, but I’m not sure about some of the things you think are the wrong…

  28. The Sartorialist: On the Street….London Color Story, London

    I haven’t seen anyone suggest that maybe this colour combination is inspired by the teal and orange…

  29. LRB · Vol. 33 No. 4 · 17 February 2011 · letters

    Jenny Diski misremembers Stephen King publishing one of his novels online with all the words in…

  30. Wanted: TechCrunch Europe Video Intern

    Why aren’t you planning to pay this person for their work Mike? I’m sure you’ll find plenty of…

  31. Things with an end - Blog - BERG

    Michal, I’m not saying that everyone should always wear sturdy repairable shoes. Just that everyone…

  32. Things with an end - Blog - BERG

    I assume that anyone complaining about these trainers on ecological grounds only buys good quality…

  33. I hope they don’t sit on @philgyford’s house | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

    So long as they only have noisy battles between 10am-12pm and 2-4pm, as per the guidelines laid…

  34. Pepysdiary.com tie-up with Aimer Media for iPhone and iPad goodness - I’ve Said Too Much

    I should point out that the Pepys’ Diary app is entirely the work of Aimer Media. There may be more…

  35. Cyclists in the City: HGVs - Time to make common cause with pedestrians and motorcyclists?

    Unfortunately, as you say, peoples’ fears and demands are based on perception. I suspect that you…