Posts about Life

Hope for the North

Published on 13 August 2008 in , ,

The story today that a think tank believes some Northern cities are beyond revival and that those living there should move to the South East is one that fills me with some interesting conflicting emotions.

Remember the physical before we regret it

Published on 5 July 2008 in , , ,

I like technology. Technology is cool. I like the convenience of my MP3 player. My photos have never been better since I got a digital camera so that I can see what I've taken, and improve instantly. My PVR hoovers up TV programmes and gives them to me in a nice menu.

Forgetting about, but not being forgotten about

Published on 16 May 2008 in , ,

Like the world and his giddy aunt, I'm on Facebook. And for various reasons, I'm rather hidden on it - if you don't know me, you won't find my picture; you can't see my friends list. You can find me, but you can't find much out about me.

Penguins everywhere

Published on 1 April 2008 in , ,

First I find out that Linux Format is available in Greek and Russian, but now the BBC tell me that there are penguins that fly!

I Knead the Bread

Published on 29 December 2007 in ,

I never really liked the standard white sliced. Too factory-made, too plastic. Bland, boring, soggy. A far cry from what our neighbours across the channel do where popping to the bakery for a fresh baguette is a standard thing.

Coffin’ heckers like

Published on 8 December 2007 in ,

Anyone watching Have I Got News For You last night might remember a picture involving a coffin at a bus stop...