From the blog

  1. Looking up the stairs of an undergroung escalator leading up to the surface Suburban freedom

    Access denied: using the Glasgow Subway by wheelchair

    The subway can be the quickest way to get around a city. Unless you’re in a wheelchair

  2. The word Trump spelled out using the letters from Scrabble Linguistics

    What of Trump’s ‘world’s greatest person’ claim?

    The 45th president of the United States has a fraught relationship with the English language

  3. Cartography

    From village to city: the evolution of Reykjavík

    Using open data to track 140 years of growth in Iceland’s capital city

  4. Politics

    How Antonin Scalia compared with other Supreme Court justices

    Charting the swing vote in the US Supreme Court, and finding a flaw in the New York Times while we’re at it

  5. More

    Read all 46 articles


  1. Maps

    The Counted in southern California

  2. Maps

    Map of the buildings of Reykjavík by age

  3. Maps

    Map of child poverty in England, Scotland, and Wales

  4. Maps

    London: violent crime in 2012

  5. Maps

    How did MPs vote on the gay marriage bill?

  6. Maps

    Edinburgh’s most photogenic locations

  7. Maps

    Wind farms across Scotland

And there’s more …

  1. Listen


    North Atlantic Radio was a sixteen-episode podcast on the subject of the Web that ran from May 2009 until September 2010

  2. Read


    In 2005 and 2007 I wrote two short accounts of my travels around North and South America

  3. Browse


    The best things on this site, categorised by topic

Flother is the online home of Matt Riggott, professional programmer, amateur cartographer, and occasional lecturer.