Blog not popular? No worries, just obsess over your Flickr stats instead

I know, from careful perusal of my blog stats, that The Wired Jester appeals to a select, discerning audience: mostly people looking for information on the not-quite famous footballer who shares my name, some after information on Wolf Pillows, and every now and then my brother. Despite this, I do check the numbers quite regularly,Continue reading “Blog not popular? No worries, just obsess over your Flickr stats instead”

Flickr definitions: is an image worth a thousand words?

The phrase ‘in the dictionary, next to X, there’s a picture of you’ (where X is a negative term like stupidity) is a bit of an old comic standby – there’s a brilliant Simpsons episode based around it – and it works so well as a joke because it recognises the truth of another oldContinue reading “Flickr definitions: is an image worth a thousand words?”

Nikon D40: A couple of weeks in, time for some ‘terrific honesty’

So I’ve had my Nikon D40, complete with kit lens (18-55mm) for a couple of weeks now – my first SLR and a choice that I arrived at after some fairly protracted hand-wringing. How has it worked out? Brilliantly, to be honest – considering I’ve basically just taken it out and about in London, I’mContinue reading “Nikon D40: A couple of weeks in, time for some ‘terrific honesty’”