Twitter Archive

Well tonight thank god of them (retweeters)

Last night as I lay in bed, aimlessly flicking between Twitter and Facebook, I noticed a user had posted a picture of the pyramids in Egypt, covered in snow. My first reaction was to try and make a “funny”. Read: not very. Only this time, something strange happened. People seemed to like it. The tweet

Postcards from Leeds – Of the People

I have been selected to be one of the People of Leeds. I think it is an idea that was started in Sweden, where a different person each week takes over a twitter feed and tells the world – or at least the followers of that feed – about their location; their Leeds. Their Leeds?

I’d rather not “read all about it”

Amy reads the Daily Mail. My dad reads the Daily Mail. You, the reader, may have sent me a link to the Daily Mail’s website. You all do it for different reasons. Amy is that new wave of Daily Mail reader, who only picks out the online content about celebrities, fashion – Femail life stories

Chris 16:41

And he saith unto them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men. Quick pop quiz time – where does that line appear in the bible? No checking through google. Come on class. Hurry up. Yes you, Fetherstonhaugh. Come on, boy. Speak up. Yes, that’s right. Matthew 4:19. I don’t expect many to

Mixed messages

I love a debate. The kind of debate I love the most is one born out of a campaign. Where a movement looks to change the way something is perceived and tries to generate interest through an impassioned stance. The latest movement to spark my interest (antagonistic nature?) came in the form of a twitter

Guest Blog: In Bed With Maradona

A guest post written for the football website, In Bed With Maradona, on the growing complexities within the game – and a modern reliance on data to formulate a view on how players perform. Football. Previously a simple game