Yesterday I gave a talk at a conference about user research and usability in the public sector. It was organised by the energetic people at UX Budapest and the National University of Public Service in Budapest, as a part of World Usability Day 2015. I was there representing GDS and the work that I do as a part of the user research team there.
Here’s a bit more information. I might get around to putting my slides online, but for now, here’s a grainy, night-time photo of the lovely Danube.
I’ve been training since April, riding tens of miles most weekends, and it paid off. I managed to cycle all the way to the Suffolk coast, I did the Dunwich Dynamo! Five flat tyres was pretty unlucky though! Maybe I should try again next year and try and beat my time?
Trampolining. Whitechapel sports centre, Monday evening. Lots of fun!
Tramlines cross golden skies. Similar to wires crossing Shanghai skies.
My week in Lisbon is off to a good start with vigor milk.
The new Blackfriars train station is a sleek structure spanning the river Thames.
It’s just been finished so it still has that new-platform smell. And already there are some strange additions to the platforms.
Guards need cabins?
There is a dedicated space to park bikes on the train from Hampton Court to Waterloo. Neat, as long as the velcro ties work.
Gymnastics made me sick. Fact. And it’s because I spent most of my time doing this:
On the plus side, I did find an adult gymnastics class in Camberwell with a trial class for £5.