Abbey Road with Alan Parsons

This weekend I went along to Abbey Road in London, the world’s most famous recording studio, to attend an extraordinary talk by Alan Parsons.

5 Life Lessons We Can All Salvage From Trump’s Presidential Election

What career lessons can we take from Donald Trump's surprise election as president of the United States of America?

The Best Music of 2012

2012 - the year of the Olympics, the apocalypse, the year that saw a song in Korean become the most watched video on YouTube and a British X Factor runner-up become the biggest band since the Beatles. Here are my personal highlights of 2012...

Google and Time Magazine Launch 30-Year Time Lapse Of Entire Planet

In partnership with Google, Time Magazine has launched Timelapse - an interactive online timelapse showing how the Earth has changed in 30 years of property development, deforestation, glacier melt and the like. “Working with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), NASA, and TIME, we’re releasing more...

Just watched all 6 Star Wars. Formed some unpopular opinions.

With yet another re-release of the Star Wars films, this time on Blu-ray, it felt like a good time to watch all six films from 1 (1999) to 6 (1983), ie in the order Lucas would have us watch them. I recommend it if...

Why Modern Art Is Actually Quite Important

I was pretty amazed by these photos taken from atop the Shard - which at the current state of completion is the tallest skyscraper in Europe. The stunning snaps are thanks to a plucky group of ‘urban explorers’ who (mostly) made it past security to...

10 Years Of The Beatles’ Styles

Illustrator Maxim Dalton has just released a limited run of 500 prints of this cool poster showing how the biggest selling band of all time evolved sartorially through the 1960’s in a fifteen-step change from all black Pierre Cardin suits to the confused, messy...

Best NASA Photos of 2010

Caroline Hirsch of the New Yorker has kindly compiled her favourite Hubble telescope images released by NASA this year and there are some stunners, like the one above. Check more out at The New Yorker.

Master Yoda Reads SatNav Instructions

I can’t believe I only just saw this year-old viral ad for Tom Tom SatNav. It’s a brilliant and rare example of someone using a LucasFilm licence in a way that doesn’t make me want to rewrite my childhood. Indeed, it’s a great example...