Hype Cycles

“If you start to feel sick just take it off and you’ll be fine in a minute.”

These words – uttered by the person operating a computer, oversized goggles and corresponding tangle of wires – are just one of the many reasons why the latest wave of virtual reality is, with depressing...

Today is a slightly odd day Today is a slightly odd day

Today is a slightly odd day

Not a bad view Not a bad view

Not a bad view

Sunday beach day Sunday beach day

Sunday beach day

Florida beach time Florida beach time

Florida beach time

YES YES

YES

Texan BBQ Texan BBQ

Texan BBQ

Same As It Ever Was

I am on a bus. The air is clammy. Condensation drips down the windows. Directly in front of me two teenagers are watching a video on an oversized smartphone. The volume is loud – no headphones involved, obviously – and the track is terrible (it’ll probably place highly in the singles chart in...

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Disconnected

As I write it is 9pm the night before the first day of school.

It's sort of fascinating how that feeling that was drilled into you as a child lingers on well into adulthood, isn't it? I have a good, fun job that I enjoy immensely but yet here I am, the last weekend at the bloated end of the...

On the road On the road

On the road

Don't try this in Los Angeles

It’s well known that LA is a car town, but it doesn’t really hit you quite what that means until you get there. To someone from Europe well versed in how cities can sprawl – or not – you think “sure, everyone drives in LA, I get it”. But you really don’t. It’s woven so deep into the very fibre...

New Coke by Health New Coke by Health

New Coke by Health

Quick! Let's release a record!

I am sitting in a small cafe in southern Alabama. The south’s reputation for friendliness is proving well founded, and quickly the barista has coaxed a significant amount of my life story out of me; probably more then I’ve told several people I would consider friends back in London. It’s quite...

New Orleans is pretty misty New Orleans is pretty misty

New Orleans is pretty misty

Sedona Sedona

Sedona