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Android vs Apple… we need FREEDOM!

Let’s start by saying, I am not a techy, this is not a technical review. It is simply the opinion of an Apple lover who has recently been converted… to the other side! Admittedly I have never owned a mac, but for a time I used one for work and also used an iPad for work daily. As I work in social media, and use Facebook heavily, the iPad stopped me from viewing the majority.. Read More

Home made Sumatran Lamb Curry – From Scratch

Due to keen interest on Twitter and a request for the recipe from @oppositejohn and @maniacyak, here it is… My Sumatran lamb curry!! The recipe i based this on was from Madhur Jaffrey’s Ultimate Curry Bible. I have made many curries from this book and would definitely recommend checking it out. I had to adapt the recipe a bit due to not having some ingredients, and i added more chillies as it was very mild. Ingredients:.. Read More

Facebook suicide?

Change is Facebook’s middle name. They do something different, everyone moans, then they get used to it and can’t remember what it was like before, agreed? If they didn’t do this then they probably would be the big social boss that they are today. You need to adapt to stay strong, keep up with the competition and come up with new USPs. The site recently underwent a few big changes, predominently to their news feeds… Read More

Felt + Buttons = Christmas

I love making my own crafty things, it is so rewarding. I like sewing and with Christmas only 2 months away (i know, it comes as a shock every year) it did seem a bit excessive to put up my Christmas tree so soon, so I decided to satisfy my Christmas craving by making my own decorations. Off I went to Hobbycraft and after spending a good half hour there I decided on dark brown (xmas.. Read More

Freedom of tweet

Is it wrong that 91% of employers use social media to screen job applicants? (mediabistro.com) This age old discussion; is what is on our social media really ours, and do we have the right to feel an invasion of privacy if a prospective employer decides not to employ us due to that drunken photo on Facebook, or that controversial tweet?