I am writer and broadcaster with a particular interest in the arts, popular culture and technology.
This is my first blog and is an expression of opinion.
Please feel free to make comments and be as frank as you like.
- Marina Abramović made me cry. Over nothing.
- Soylent Beige – First prize: a week’s supply. Second prize: two week’s supply.
- Soylent Beige – If you tolerate this, your Happy Meal will be next
- The education system has failed us – private education, that is.
- Let the games begone – lies, damned lies and legacy
- Do you want fries with that?
- Shaving Slices of Salami from a Smurf
- Not In Your Backyard (if I can help it)
- The Customer Is Always Right – Suits You, Sir!
- Pay no attention to that curator behind the curtain!
Tag Archives: Edward Ellison
The Great Global Food Fight part 2 – v1.01 You might have seen a recent viral video of a now famous behavioural experiment with Capuchin monkeys, where reproducible and spookily human behaviour is provoked in primates by treating them unequally. … Continue reading
The Great Global Food Fight part 1 v1.01 This blog post is about a subject close to my heart and I get very emotional about it, so those of you sensitive to cussing, look away now. Here goes… I am … Continue reading
I might be a little late to the party on this one, but seeing as the world is about to be set alight I thought I’d better stick my oar in before the the Middle East is razed to the … Continue reading
This image was originally posted to Flickr as BK Stacker After an enforced hiatus from my musings on the state of British culture, you may or may not welcome my return to the keyboard. Either way, get used to it. I am … Continue reading
Originally published in Now Then Sheffield 29, August 2010. The so-called Robin Hood Tax (RHT) is a proposed tax on transactions within financial institutions. It does not include transactions by individuals and is estimated to be able to raise up … Continue reading
(Originally published in Now Then magazine in May 2010) I did not grow up within the city limits, but Sheffield has always been the big city in my life, and my memory of urban existence in the Sheffield of the … Continue reading