Posts Tagged ‘slightly odd things’

#75 Most searched for words on Google

In Social Networking on February 16, 2011 at 10:50 am

While checking my blog stats, I noticed that one of the search engine terms someone had use to arrive on my site was ‘woman suspended in air while getting toe sucked’. I can only imagine that was one bitterly disappointed Googler.

But it made me wonder what other search terms people had used to find me, and whether I might not get a bit more serious about this SEO lark. I don’t know how you got here, (apologies if a blog about being a South London cash-strapped middle class freelancer wasn’t what you had in mind, though there’s probably a niche fetish group for everything); here’s the list of random, bizarre, and at times faintly disturbing things some of the visitors to this blog have been looking for: Read the rest of this entry »


#74 Tweet sensations (twensations?)

In Social Networking on February 10, 2011 at 2:03 pm

Or ‘how I learned to stop worrying and love Twitter’.

Although I’ve had an account for about a year, solely to alert more people when I have a new blog post, it’s only in the past three weeks that I’ve actually started using it properly.

On previous visits I’d felt like I was at a party where I didn’t really know anyone. I was hovering on the edge of a circle of cool people, hoping they’d notice me, eavesdropping on female national newspaper columnists and comedy panel show regulars exchanging witticisms (ie slagging off common people) about #MBFGW and XFactor, or discussing the exact Pantone card code of Claudia Winkleman’s face. Read the rest of this entry »

#59 Rat lamps and rubber band chairs at the London Design Festival

In Design on September 23, 2010 at 10:30 pm

The London Design Festival is in full swing this weekend, and nowhere more so than in the East End. At the Tent show on Brick Lane there was a definite trend for re-using everyday items:

A tea service and knuckle dusters made from household dusters, part of the Everyday Delights stand curated by the JJAM Curators Collective Read the rest of this entry »