26/05/2016
Keeping Warm When It's Cold Outside

How To Keep Warm When it’s Cold Outside

Living in Wellington New Zealand, Melbourne Australia and now Manchester UK, I have had my fair share of rugging up to keep warm. Research has suggested that women are generally more sensitive to the cold than men because of the fat distribution in their bodies and their muscle mass.  Our bodies are also generally at least 2 – 3 degrees cooler than a man’s body. There are also 10 million people in the UK who suffer from Raynaud’s disease.  A […]
16/05/2016
Light up shoe wtf wearable tech fashion

WTF | Wearable Tech Fashion | LED Light up shoes

Our wearable tech assistant Rachael Yeung has been busy on another WTF project – making her very own LED light up shoes!  Here’s how she combined coding with fashion and troubleshooting skills to make these FUNky and FUNctional LED light up shoes! Why LED light up shoes? I was inspired by Anna’s blog from the Wearable Tech Expo Tokyo where she reported on the Orphe shoe.  The Orphe shoe was created for dancers to record their choreographed moves so they could […]
09/05/2016
UK Blog Awards finalists

UK Blog Awards 2016 #UKBA16

On Friday 29 April 2016, all my fellow finalists from the UK Blog Awards, the sponsors, bloggers and vloggers, marketing and PR companies as well as big brands gathered at Park Plaza hotel Westminster in London to celebrate the new world of digital content creation : blogging and vlogging. In the last 5 years, blogging has disrupted the traditional route of journalism and print marketing.  No longer do you need a journalism degree to be labelled as a “good writer”. […]