#Lexigraph wins inaugural STV Digital Spark Award

I'm absolutely delighted to report that my pitch for #Lexigraph won the inaugural STV Digital Spark award at the Dundee Literary Festival on Saturday. Thanks you to all at STV for running the award, but especially to Catriona McPhee for her organisational & compere skills. Thanks to the four judges -- Chris van der Kuyl, … Continue reading #Lexigraph wins inaugural STV Digital Spark Award

#Lexigraph pause: but you can still vote

If you've enjoyed Lexigraphing with me over the past couple of weeks, then please do come along to the pitching event on Saturday night in Dundee- tickets are free and there's also free craft ale from Eden Brewery. There's plenty of other cool stuff happening as part of Dundee Literary Festival so if you're not … Continue reading #Lexigraph pause: but you can still vote

#Lexigraph update: punctuation & letters wanted

8 days after my original call out and we're up to 652 photos of words. Woo hoo! Thank you to all the lovely Tweeps & emaillers for your more than generous response. So generous, in fact, that I had to stop RT'ing you on Day 3 to avoid becoming spammy. With four days to go … Continue reading #Lexigraph update: punctuation & letters wanted

#Lexigraph update: keep the words coming

I said this morning that i'd post an update when we hit 180 photographs of words. Then I went for lunch and came back to a whopping 244 photos- hurrah! Thank you all so much for helping me out, and please do keep tweeting your photos of words using the #lexigraph hashtag, or if you're … Continue reading #Lexigraph update: keep the words coming

#Lexigraph: help me find the right words #STVspark

The visual world around us is teeming with words: adverts, street art, signposts, menus, newspapers, pub signs. We skim over them, extracting basic information and forgetting them as quickly as a cliché in conversation. Our attention might be momentarily arrested by an stylised font, quirky placement, bright colour or unusual size of lettering, but we’re … Continue reading #Lexigraph: help me find the right words #STVspark