Category: General

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Do To-Do

Yes, I’m finding it easier to get things done with a to-do list. Mind you, having tried to use two or three on the iPhone, I’ve realised it needs to be desktop or paper-based. Unless I can find a good one that effectively stretches across iPhone and desktop in a seamless, sync’d-in fashion. Having a…
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August 2, 2010 0

Like A Hole in the Head

I’ve become intrigued by the web of the Internet, the interrelationship between sites and pages forming organically over time. I have been spending time trying to iron out some loopholes and gaps in my site content of late, because people have linked to stuff from here in the past that I have then lost or…
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June 11, 2010 0

So Connected It Hurts

I may reach a point where I can do everything from anywhere, with any device. Having discovered I can text to Twitter and email to Posterous, I can also reach my own blog, it would appear, via email as well. Whatever next? Facebook updates by carrier pigeon? MySpace by telegram? It never ceases to make…
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May 16, 2010 0

Time And Relative Breakfast

I’d love to understand why I always seem to end up taking more time to have breakfast than anything else in the morning. If I want to get out early, I choose to have toast. If I want to get out really early, I skip breakfast altogether. A full toast, cereal and mug of coffee…
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May 10, 2010 0

Serious Cereal

I have a problem with the morning… I enjoy it too much when I have the chance to read the overnight news, catch up on forums, sip coffee and chew toast/cereal. I’m not so keen on the bit that involves running around, getting showered and changed, then forging off into the dark/cold towards work (through…
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February 15, 2010 0

Defiantly Going to Bed

Just watched Defiance. The Jews suffered incredibly in their efforts to survive – I’m thankful not to have been around during that dark time. As a retelling of a true story, it made harrowing viewing. My wife seemed stunned that it was based on true events. I’m stunned that we live in a society that…
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January 14, 2010 0

Concealed Lighting

Yeah, I have finally managed to start the torturous process of replacing my video tapes with DVDs. Mind, I’m not talking about replacing official tapes with discs… In my youth, I had the habit of recording almost any noteworthy comedies or films on blank tapes. I have treasured copies of ‘A Bit Of Fry &…
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December 28, 2009 0

Bank Holiday Weekend Damnation

Having off the move to the new server for a fortnight, I finally realised that delaying any longer was likely to be a risk. I’m maintaining the old and new solution at the moment, so if I don’t make haste and get the work done, I pay double for longer. Not a good idea. So,…
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August 31, 2009 0

PS3 Slim Exchange Rate

It pains me when reading about the $300 PS3 Slim that purchasing the very same PS3 Slim Console from will cost me the considerable sum of £249.99. Correct me if I’m wide of the mark, but isn’t the exchange rate about $1.65 to the pound sterling? I know that we’ve always suffered from the…
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August 19, 2009 0

Holiday in Brief

Oxford was great – we’ll definitely go back. On the day after arrival we had a good wonder round. I was disappointed I couldn’t get into the Bodleian Library, but otherwise an enjoyable day wandering. Drank coffee on the site of the oldest coffee house, meandered through a few colleges, and visited Gropec*nt Lane (whoops,…
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August 18, 2009 0