Don’t Look at Me in That Tone of Voice!

When it comes to online identity, there is a great deal of time spent on developing the “look and feel” of a website, but very little effort is spent on developing the tone of a site. It seems strange that people jump straight to the visual, straight to the “big bang”, without stopping to think about HOW to get there. A website is a...

Train of Thought

This began as a poem. The story chose, instead, a more linear form. A whistle, a whistle, a blast. Five o’clock jabs to the eye, the skin, the vein and all that is spoken is “ah”. The narcotics of my life egg me on, drive me forward, cajole the poetry out of the crevices of my mind. And yet, here I sit, eyes out the window, tongue lolling in...

Change This

When we see something we love, something that appeals or gets to us we are connecting. We may hate it too. But we may be compelled.I saw this site some time ago and have been an avid follower. I have read many of the manifestos available on...

Flash in the Pan?

Macromedia has finally released Flash 8, with roadshows and presentations happening across the globe. There are even online web seminars that will help us all come to grips with the funky new features. These Macromedia guys really know how to launch a product! But are we ready for it? So far, most efforts have concentrated on implementing video for the web....

Aria

I listen to the wordsthe sound of breaththe pulsethe urgethe weightand wait. The waiting is always the signalfor disappointment The waiting looks to tired eyeslike the drowning of men It smells of rock-less seasof mediocrity But then the breezeshiftsbaby I dare not believe the words that feedan emotion that awakesa cry for the departed and a hope for future...