Smoking solder at the Brighton Mini Maker Faire

Despite being rather involved with the Brighton Digital Festival this year, the entire first week of September went by without me attending a single event. At the weekend, finally with some free time on my hands, I attended the Mini Maker Faire. Now three years old, the Mini Maker Faire is an eclectic mix of […]

Brighton SEO – a tale of two urinals

WARNING for all #brightonseo boys. Venue has confusing toilet design. For clarity:… — Tom Bailey (@BomTailey) April 12, 2013 Yesterday I spent most of the day at the Brighton Dome attending BrightonSEO. Most of the people who know me raised at least one eyebrow when I announced I was going – I don’t have […]

Brighton bloggers – come blog the Brighton Digital Festival with me

Every September Brighton hosts its very own Digital Festival, and it’s awesome. The 2012 festival featured everything from tech-inspired theatre to geeky pub quiz nights to Seb Lee-Delisle’s amazing audience-controlled digital fireworks. It’s the perfect showcase of the confluence of technology and the arts that takes place in our fair city, and it’s a highlight of the […]

Brighton’s busted pier

Living with a broken, dilapidated wreck on your doorstep is an interesting experience. Half of me wonders why it hasn’t been pulled down as a safety hazard, whereas the other half is glad that it’s there because – really – it’s quite beautiful. It’s also been interesting watching the poor old West Pier deteriorate over the […]