David Coveney


All the posts below have been written by David Coveney.

2 April, 2013

Twitter is about to die. Here’s why.

Something odd has started to happen on Twitter for me, and it’s cutting my usage of it down quite dramatically. Why? It’s because it seems the spammers are winning… @majorie6474 @davecoveney haha you bite so easy Toye :P Actually my mac is arriving tomorrow :P — Nick Hanson (@nrhansonp) April 2, 2013 @prestonrupemo @davecoveney haha […]

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1 April, 2013

Easter 2013

We’ve not had many trips away lately, so it was lovely to get away with our friends to Centre Parcs for the long Easter Weekend. The children loved it, though they’re still so young that they don’t appreciate everything that’s on offer. No rock climbing for them yet! Pictures are for friends and family to see, […]

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22 February, 2013

Finding a missing person in South America (and elsewhere)

I promised, ages ago, that I’d write up some tips on how to find somebody who’d gone missing in South America. Recently I had an email from somebody in the same situation which has spurred me into action. Since 1997 I’ve found or been found by my mother, my brothers and my sister. Here I’m […]

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6 January, 2013

Elliott’s 4th and Benjamin’s 7th Birthday

Yesterday we attended the birthday part of Benjamin and Elliott, my nephews. Our treat for them was to pay for Ranger Rob to come again this year. It was great to see everyone again as it’s been a little bit of a gap since last time – way too long. As we were having to […]

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26 December, 2012

The aesthetic of a toddler represented through his photography

Conrad’s been fascinated with my cameras since he’d just turned a year old. They were strictly off limits until recently when at 30 months old he’s responsible enough to be just about trusted with a compact camera. So – off he toddled with my oldish Lumix LX3. Unfortunately, the camera is still useful enough to […]

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11 November, 2012

Microsoft Surface RT Review

I don’t like to give product reviews. The professionals should do a better job than I would, but rarely seem to, and individuals often fail to see past their glee at getting a shiny thing that will almost inevitably be compared to something outdated which they’ve just replaced. The good thing about working in web […]

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24 October, 2012

This Is The End Of Publishing…

I work a lot with the publishing industry, so I found this a fascinating video. It’s a different take on what it is to publish today. I wouldn’t normally post something like this on my blog as generally these days I like to stick to content I’ve been involved in creating, but given where my […]

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7 October, 2012

Kolya’s First Birthday!

Happy Birthday Kolya! We threw a party to celebrate.  The books all advise you keep 1st birthdays to just a few people.  Advice we cheerfully ignored for Conrad, and now Kolya… Thankfully the weather stayed nice, so we were able to open up the doors to the garden and spread out a little.  Kids playing […]

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5 October, 2012

What It’s Like to Dine Out When You’re Veggie

Imagine, you arrive at the restaurant. It’s slick, it’s luscious. Wonderful smells assault your nose. You’re hungry. Very hungry. This is going to be great! So, you sit down, the waiter comes over.  Oddly, he doesn’t hand you a menu.  Instead, he decides to tell you what you can eat. “Tonight, for starters, you can […]

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1 September, 2012

In Love With My Kids

I’m not going to say much, but I’ll just pop a gallery here of some recent shots of my two beautiful children.  I’m in love with them.  I can’t stop thinking about them.  Everything else comes second. Doesn’t mean they don’t wind me up sometimes, of course…

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