Jenson Button’s Bugatti is for sale

Thursday 13 August 2009, by

bugatti1If you’re someone who thinks the recession is a Pilates move your private instructor asks you to do next to your indoor pool in Mayfair, and were pondering a new set of wheels to set you apart from the drab …


Video interview with Christian Heilmann

Monday 10 August 2009, by

We were lucky enough to have Christian Heilmann, a developer evangelist for Yahoo!, come down and talk to the Gumtree team for one of our brown bag sessions. We managed to catch up with him for an interview afterwards. Enjoy!…


Gumtree the 9th most popular retail site in the UK

Thursday 6 August 2009, by

We’ve snuck into the top 10 of Hitwise’s index of Top Retail Sites online.

This is especially exciting as the last time we checked, we were in 12th position, once again proving that Gumtree is a site on the …


Scam me not!

Wednesday 5 August 2009, by

scam-alertIt’s a tough internet world out there, and you’ve got to be on your game to spot a scam. Here’s a quick primer on some common scams that turn up all over the internet and sadly, even on Gumtree:



Wanted: A husband?

Monday 3 August 2009, by

find_husbandIs this ad for real?

This young 21 year old lady says she wants to get married “pretty much because my older sister got engaged”. She’s getting some bemused to downright aggressive responses too:

“You’re 21… grow up, learn, experiment, …


Adventures on Gumtree Dating Part 2

Saturday 1 August 2009, by

dating_adventuresI received a reply from a Gumtree personal ad I wrote. She said she was Chinese, moved to Australia as a kid, recently moved to London and found my ad objectionable. My ad was a bit edgy perhaps, but certainly …