Your TV career starts here

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Could you be the next Dermot of Davina?If you’ve ever dreamed of being the next big thing on TV, this ad may be just what you’re looking for. Porcelain Film Ltd are running workshops to help budding presenters put together a showreel on a budget, and we’ve …


Understanding DSS tenants

Thursday 27 August 2009, by

If you’ve been looking for new tenants you may have come across a type of person known as the ‘DSS tenant’. Or perhaps you’ve noticed DSS mentioned in property adverts, with some ads stating ‘No DSS’?

Well, here’s some guidance …


Scam alert: World Pet Carriers

Tuesday 25 August 2009, by

We’ve been alerted to the latest scam involving an ‘organisation’ called World Pet Carriers.

World Pet Carriers operates by putting up fake ads in the Pets section, claiming they’ve got a cute pet to sell. If you respond to their …


UXCampLondon at Gumtree

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uxcamplondonWhile many people were frolicking outdoors enjoying the sunshine last Saturday, we were busy hosting UXCampLondon over here at Gumtree central. Just because we were indoors doesn’t mean we didn’t have a grand time. It was a great day meeting …


Life looks better in Lego

Monday 24 August 2009, by

Colourful bricksSo Warner Bros is making a Lego movie and some people are upset about it?

We aren’t exactly sure how an entire movie will be based on those shiny plastic building blocks of our youth, but then again we never …


Adventures on Gumtree: Missed connections

Sunday 23 August 2009, by

Keyboard (closeup), red key with heartEver wondered whether anyone actually sees or replies to one of those Missed Connections ads? We let one of our writers, Natasha, tell you all after finding herself being described in one such ad.

When I spent one Friday night …


Cupcake Friday

Friday 21 August 2009, by

cupcakes1Our Friday has just got a whole lot better at the Gumtree office by the arrival of boxes of vanilla and chocolate cupcakes from our lovely friends at Sugar Rock Bakery. If you happen to be in Portobello Market …