The Auld Shillelagh
What has to be the best wee Irish boozer in London, and here I am. With a pint and a free local magazine to kill the time will I wait for Tim to turn up. Love your local pub :-)
The Seattle Times: Pacific Northwest Magazine →
Yum! RT @annkempster: tonight’s dinner: Potato gatto: http://bit.ly/esv61K (altho I have never put meat in mine) #TwitterDinnerClub
I was pointed to this by @HelmoreAndHunt and... →
Video: I was pointed to this by @HelmoreAndHunt and watched it, totally gob smacked! Those poor wee… http://tumblr.com/xlx1dyowb7
Don't pontificate! Get your #endlegalloansharks... →
Don’t pontificate! Get your #endlegalloansharks facts straight & tell your MP b4 03.02.11 http://bit.ly/ftHk6q #DT @Zerocredit_UK
Ginger Hair is unacceptable. Apparently, if you are in Dundee ;-)
Scale on Vimeo →
I just liked “Scale” on Vimeo: http://vimeo.com/19231255
My Flavors.me →
I connected Tumblr to my http://flavors.me page - http://flavors.me/baskers
End legal loan sharks lefty clap trap -... →
Your MP needs you! …to give them a not so gentle reminder b4 Thu to #endlegalloansharks http://bit.ly/hZKBiw #DT @Zerocredit_UK
#TwitterDinnerClub - Monster Salad
See and download the full gallery on posterousIt feels like -2 outside, so what do we have for lunch? A piping hot meal to warm us up or a cold salad…. Guess what won!
TwitLonger: @peterbrowning concern for your safety... →
RT @curiousc: “Everybody… EVERYBODY… needs to read @bmwelby on why #lbys and #ukgc11 are important http://bit.ly/gIVu3t” <-brilli …
BBC News - Intelligence agencies urged to track... →
RT @socialtechno: A job 4 @baskers! “Intelligence agencies shd track social networkg sites more closely, sez UKs top civil servant” htt …
The Wicker Tree - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia →
@Baskers however, this at least sounds interesting: http://bit.ly/dPi0N4 – Stephen Dray (Professoryard) http://twitter.com/Professoryard/status/30748446541488128
Pork Pie & a Pint - #DontTellQuentin
Yes, I am indulging in the worst of sins. Pork Pie & a Pint in my local after a rather lovely tweetup with @Watfordgap earlier on. Just don’t tell Quentin though. He might take offence.
Ant Clay - Watch my video on #twitvid - TwitVid →
Awesome! RT @Soulsailor @Baskers - We don’t have an office, but I’m wearing my #ukgc11 T-Shirt while working today! http://twitvid.com/6JW7E
Richard Keys Quits Sky Sports Over Sexism Row | UK... →
Oh well…. RT @SkyNews: Keys Quits Sky Sports Over Sexism Row http://bit.ly/enmtd6
The World of Celebrations
See and download the full gallery on posterousWe started a tradition in our team of instead of having a normal “biscuit” tin, we took an old celebrations tin and filled it with yummy biscuits. If you wanted a biscuit, it wasn’t a case of just grabbing the biscuit tin. No. Of course it wasn’t! You were entering into the “World of Celebrations” to receive some...
An the haggis was no more - #TwitterDinnerClub
Och em ‘awa tae lieh doon, cause mae stomach tis stuffed fae the consumption ‘o the wee beastie which once roamed the hills an glens ‘o bonnie Scotland. See the full gallery on posterous An the wee dram ‘o Highland Park helpted tae wash doon the remaining haggis beastie Tim did me proud in his cooking efforts :-)
Address to the Haggis! - #Twitterdinnerclub
#fb For tonight I dine well on this… it’s in the oven, and the neeps and tatties are busy cooking! Address To A Haggis Fair fa’ your honest, sonsie face, Great chieftain o’ the puddin-race! Aboon them a’ ye tak your place, Painch, tripe, or thairm: Weel are ye wordy o’ a grace As lang’s my arm.The groaning trencher there ye fill, Your hurdies like...
Cinnamon Lounge →
Back home after a cracking curry at http://bit.ly/dXLUao now time for a cheeky Vodka and Silent Witness before sleep #fb
TwitLonger: Hello friends. NEW POST! #Coulson Here... →
Ah, the genius that is @Konnolsky strikes again!! http://tl.gd/8bgl8g
How to contribute - UK GovCamp 2011 →
RT @LloydDavis: if you were at #ukgc11 yesterday you might like to contribute to this: http://ukgc11.posterous.com/pages/how-to-contribute
What is GCN? #ukgc11 @annkempster @Sharonodea...
See and download the full gallery on posterousQuite simply it’s the Government Communications Network. This session and it’s the final session for me today is discussing and questioning; - what next for the network? - what changes are going to be happening? - what are the challenges as communicators? - Wider challenges across the civil service - Wanting to share what works and...
Yfrog Photo : yfrog.com/gz145pij - Shared by... →
Run away!!! #fb RT @TomSprints: #ukgc11 @baskers advisory t-shirt http://yfrog.com/gz145pij
Open Data and Spending Data
See and download the full gallery on posterousI’d got to this session a little later than planned and walked into a small packed room full of discussions around; Listening to users, engage with users, cost savings, public engagement, risk decisions, trust, get someone else to host, keep the information coming Wish I’d got here sooner. Sounds like I missed a cracking debate!
I am @neilfranklin #ukgc11
Well…. At least his pass tells me that I am ;-) #LostandFound
Getting Agile with @micheleidesmith #ukgc11
See and download the full gallery on posterousI’m kicking off the afternoon by attending the Agile development session. Discussed was; Manifesto for Agile, The Waterfall Method, Scrum, Scrum Master, Blockers, Product Owner, Project Team, Burndowns http://agilemanifesto.org/ “Individuals and interactions over processes and tools Working software over comprehensive documentation...
The legal debate #ukgc10 with @davidallengreen
See and download the full gallery on posterousI’d caught the tail end of this session and had walked into a room of intense discussion, concentrated faces and lots of red arrows on the flip chart. What I did pick up on was the discussion around; Publishing, disclaimers, copyright, creative commons, issues around these areas and my complete novice level understanding about this! I...
Listening to @marxculture explaining Skunkworks to a packed room. Standing room only. Discussed was: The Innovation Hub, Skunkworks, Connecting business to the developers, fast agile development, making it easier breakdown the barriers, Solutions, capturing of ideas, business process innovation, “No Pilots” “Everything that is done, is real” “You can’t bolt...
The AV selling job #ukgc11
Just managed to catch the tail end of the Alternative Vote session. I’d wandered in just in time to be the guinea pig for the group to try and explain & sell AV to me… That’s what the picture was about, explaining AV to me via fruit. The Strawberry won. It failed. I was totally confused! But that’s the whole point in having these sessions, to flesh out ideas and find...
The Chris Chant roadshow #ukgc11
“We are serious about Open Source and are looking for opportunities to exploit Open Source where we can.” Topics discussed were: Digital Engagement, the Digital Agenda, Skunk works, Innovation Hub, doing things better, Open Source, Web rationalisation, Martha-Lane Fox, Direct Gov, common standards across Government Services, IT contracting, The Cloud, ERG, Investment A whole vast...
Building of the Agenda #ukgc11
See and download the full gallery on posterousThere’s a fantastic queue of people forming to pitch their “session” to the audiance. Trouble is, I want to go to all of them and can’t be in 7 places at once! This is going to be an awesome Gov Camp :-)
Even the bus is empty.. #ukgc11
For this time of day on a Saturday is just far too early for the peeps of Stoke Newington & Angel Gathering speed. Onwards to #ukgc11
Sleepwalking to #ukgc11
And I nearly stepped in this…. Where the hell did all this mud come from in the middle of Stoke Newington?! I nearly bloody landed on my arse! Not a good start to my #ukgc11 day!
#ukgc11 and #FuckYouQuentin all in one thanks to...
Not wanting to labour on the obvious too much, but the lovely Martin http://twitter.com/#!/MartinHowitt/status/28588401091411968 set the mood perfectly. we… The Public Sector should not bow down, or cow tow to the lowest common denominator journalism. Let us strut our heads high and be the best that we can be. And those that choose to be arseholes… well… as the T-shirt says,...
My prep for #BCSSocial @Dr_Black
While Sue is putting the finishing touches to her hair http://yfrog.com/h5l37hzj I doing something similar… Donning on my T-Shirt for tonight’s British Computing Society talk “Are you Social or Anti Social”, http://drblack.posterous.com/are-you-social-or-antisocial at the BCS London Branch Head Office http://www.londoncentral.bcs.org/events/forthcoming-events.php ...
Customer Service @JustEat_UK - Hmmmmm, not that...
It’s a Saturday night, I haven’t been that well and thought I’d treat myself to a curry in the hope that something spicy might help blast the evil bugs away. So, I took advantage of the 20% off offer on any takeaway’s ordered tonight http://www.facebook.com/justeat and at 7:56pm I placed an order for 1 X 12. Paneer Tikka (Starters) - Cottage cheese...
Well… That’s one way of doing it..
Porno on Adidas? Are You Proactively Monitoring... →
RT @suellewellyn: Warning to brand managers: The dangers of NOT monitoring your social media presence http://bit.ly/eLAvO3 via @tiffanys …