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Spam, Wonderful Spam…

Published on 22 December 2010 in , , , ,

I have a very good spam filter installed on this blog, plus I pre-moderate all comments before they go on the site. But every now and then the filter goes wrong and sends to me a comment for approval that shouldn't. And some of them are amazingly wonderful to read. They are almost zen-like. I think they're wasted on my spam folder.

Just Google It

Published on 11 November 2009 in , , , ,

Martin Belam's written before about the trend of adverts to tell you to search for "something" rather than give a web address to remember. It's happening more and more, however normally the ads give you just a bit more to go on that this advert that was plastered around Dublin on a recent visit there.

My Latest Obsession

Published on 31 August 2009 in

Now that it's all set up correctly and raring to go, I thought I'd better do a quick plug. For, after a gap of about ten years, Catherine has her own website again.

Finding a builder for the bathroom

Published on 18 June 2009 in , , , ,

As I mentioned the other day, we've just had our bathroom done. It was, I must confess, something we'd put off for some time. That and the kitchen too. Both really needed doing when we moved in back in 2004, however we didn't have the money at the time and over the months and years we just got too used to the way everything was. Eventually I put my foot down and decided that we just had to get at least one - and preferably both - done. I decided on the bathroom as technically it should be a simpler project (well one where there was less for us to decide�)