Nick Blackbourn

Annotating PDFs on an iPad

Annotating PDFs on an iPad

  Why Annotate a PDF? One of the most important ways I use my iPad is to make corrections to PDF versions of my writing. I sometimes like not having the keyboard as a distraction:...


Starting Up: Enterprise Campus Bootcamp

I’ll be submitting my thesis soon, and then entrepreneurship beckons. [Watch out Edinburgh!] In timely fashion, at the beginning of February, along came a startup Bootcamp. The bootcamp was an offering from ‘Enterprise Campus’, which launched...


9 Tips on Writing a Blog Post

Looking for some tips on writing a blog post quickly? You’re in the right place! Here are nine ideas to help you: 1 – Know Your Topic To write a blog post quickly you need to...


I’m running the Scottish Half Marathon

  signed up for the Scottish Half Marathon, which this year happens to be on my birthday. The prospect of running the furthest I’ve ever run in a single race on my birthday seemed...

Clyde Walkway

Falls of Clyde, Lanarkshire

Last weekend I visited a UNESCO World Heritage site, spotted a nesting Peregrine Falcon, and saw a couple of beautiful waterfalls. The Falls of Clyde is a pretty spectacular short walk.