Excavator with Long Arm

Daily posts are not interesting, and I’ve got the same problem as Norm, to some degree. I’ve got dozens of projects I’m working on, some of them professionally, so I’m going to try weekly updates, with the hope that with…

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Sad fact about me: I used to part-run a Black & White fansite. Before Istic, before Aquarionics, before Aquarion even, I ran Top 5, which was a fansite for the top five games due to come out soon that I…

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34 years old, which means that this site is now 15. I really should work out what it’s for.

The Sage Tea Maker (image supplied by Sage)

The great and all-powerful rise of the espresso is confusing to me. I live in a country which has a cultural obsession with tea, where people will wax lyrical about the restorative properties of a cuppa, where it is a…

Draughts, London

I’m a Kickstarter backer of Draughts London,  and how could I not be? My primary problem with board games is not being able to find places to play them with people, especially since the Pembury Tavern – where we went…

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Last year, flush with the success of a year without changing employment more than once, I bought one of the most geeky items I have ever bought. On spec, I ordered a wi-fi enabled kettle. This isn’t as crazy as…

It Begins

The annual resolution to spend more time blogging has been made, and it’s 4am on Boxing Day, so what else am I going to do? Christmas has happened, in the way that it does. This year we got a tree…

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This month, I’ve mostly been getting better at working from home.   It’s been a year and a half since I quit my full time job and went contracting. The first gig was office-based, so didn’t change my day to…

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It’s been two years since I built my new computer. Well, it’s been about two months since I built my computer, but before that, it was two years. Well, not since I built this computer. This computer was built under…

It’s winter time, and there’s a need to be afraid.It’s winter time, we let in Bob, and our fate is made.And in our world of plenty, comes a certain oily stench. It’s a fucking bandaid thing, At Christmas time. But…