It's all about facial cues, vocal tones and context. But there are ways to convey it in writing.
Moaner. That's the image I am getting lumbered with. A middle-aged man constantly prattling on about lack of disability care and the image this brilliant community often gets lumbered with by politicians and papers. One day I'll lighten up, honest, it's just that until that day I will huff and stomp around like someone constantly looking for the exit in a comedy club run by Jeremy Vine.
With so many companies now 'laddering' their thinking to words like 'goodness' or happiness', or pondering their wider societal purpose, it's still worth remembering the value of a good ol' fashion (post-modern) sell.
A small section of the internet today became the focal point for all of the irony in the known universe. The musings of a
If you're a collector of seminal cassingles from 1982, you're probably familiar with the opening lyrics to Goanna's Solid
With the recent video's by Mama Hope and Africa for Norway it seems like there is a new genre of ironic videos being produced for International Development.
Italy's political situation has been on the radar for quite some time now, and the recent announcement of Silvio Berlusconi's return to politics has not allowed the country to leave the spot light. On a recent trip back to my hometown, Milan, a couple of adverts by the clothing line Piazza Italia caught my eye.
Once upon a time, professionals made television programs and amateurs made home video. The only time you'd see amateur content
British designer Simeon Farrar has done it again - caused a stir within the fashion industry that is.
For five years the forces of Social Media have waged an electronic campaign against our most understated quality: modesty. Favouring stealth over strength, the enemy concealed their weapons is the form of presents: MySpace, Bebo, Facebook, Twitter. The plan was beautiful in its simplicity, the opponents of humility had only to watch as we encouraged friends and relatives to unnecessarily broadcasting their thoughts, before we turned the gun on ourselves.