Ben Hardy

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Writer and Social Media Manager. Books. Bikes. Bands. Simpsons and South Park obsessive.

Getting personal with innovative tech

As someone working in a digital startup I probably shouldn’t admit this, but I don’t fully understand our tech.  But maybe I don’t need to. Perhaps the measure of smart technology is that it does spectacularly clever things without mere mortals like me even noticing. As far as I’m concerned,…

Dads are just kids who can drive

In all sorts of ways, dads are just kids with driving licenses and facial hair. It doesn’t matter that they might spend 40 hours each week in a boring office or that they play the voice of reason in sibling arguments. Their inner child is never far from the surface.…

Let’s talk about May birthdays

After April’s traditional showers turned into snow storms and a heatwave in the UK you can sigh with relief now that May’s arrived. Whether that means the weather will calm down is anyone’s guess but at least officially speaking spring is well and truly under way. If you were born…

Special delivery! 8 facts about post

As part of The Book Of Everyone team, I work at a company that’s helped create 400,000 personalised books and sent them to people in 175 countries and counting. It means we put a lot of time into thinking about post. And there’s a lot of post to think about.…

Let’s talk about March birthdays

March, March, marvellous March! This is usually the first month of the year that it feels like winter might not actually last forever. The sky is a little brighter, the temperature is a tiny bit warmer, and the first spring flowers are starting to appear. The arrival of the third…

Making our mums proud

There are loads of really good reasons to enjoy your job. For those of us in the team at The Book Of Everyone the thing that we love most about our jobs is knowing that at the end of everything we do there’s a moment between people who care about…

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