Archive for February, 2014

Lady Dinah’s Cat Cafe

Lady Dinah’s Cat Emporium, London’s (and possibly the UK’s) first dedicated cat cafe. Opening soon in Shoreditch. Website is likely to have been crashed by traffic, at present, but here’s the promo video…

At last, a good reason to own a smartphone…

Just the other day I searched all over Morrisons Stoke in vain for the Heinz Sandwich Spread (it seems they don’t stock it). This LEDs + smartphone solution might have helped…

Which three thousand books…

Riffing off the “which three books would you take…” idea, introduced by George Pal at the end of his classic movie adaptation of Wells’s The Time Machine, The Long Now Foundation is choosing 3000 books you would most want to use to rebuild civilization, for their new Long Now space in Fort Mason, USA.

The 1000 year forest

To the treetops!… A “ONE thousand year project” that aims to restore the forests of Northern England is taking place at Manchester School of Art. Dr David Haley, Senior Research Fellow at the School, is an ecological artist who explores our relation to the world and our continued survival as a species through artistic means. […]