15. 05. 2014
Future Soon

Future Soon

There’s a black rectangle, 124mm by 59mm by 8mm in my pocket which, all the way back home from work, keeps track of satellites in the sky and works out my position based on which...

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10. 05. 2014
How to bake a cheesecake

How to bake a cheesecake

A recipish You will require: Bowls. Time. Effort. An Oven. A nine inch cake tin. Preferably one with a loose bottom (aha). Greaseproof paper. Not tinfoil. All your base: Bikkits. Cinnamon Nutmeg Butter...

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08. 05. 2014

‘Mahna Mahna’ by CakeCake’s nice version of Manah Manah, set to some Star Wars cuts

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28. 04. 2014
Jeeves & Wooster

Jeeves & Wooster

Today I went to see Jeeves & Wooster: Perfect Nonsense, which is a play running on the West End.  I had my doubts that Jeeves and Wooster would work as a play, in...

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27. 04. 2014
Empire Year 2, Event 1

Empire Year 2, Event 1

Empire happened. My pedometer is happy with me, and wishes for me to know that I walked thirty miles over the course of Thursday to Monday. My boots agree.  It had low bar...

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15. 04. 2014

“Dear Landlord, the boiler? That was broken? And then was bodged fixed? Yeah, that’s not working again. Also the immersion heater’s fucked, and – and this is a really low priority, for some...

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14. 04. 2014

‘I’m Gonna Win’ by Rob CantorIt’s been this kind of week.

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06. 04. 2014
Tabletop 3, Indiegogo, and the perversion of the Kickstarter concept

Tabletop 3, Indiegogo, and the perversion of the Kickstarter concept

Tabletop is awesome, and @wilwheaton does a fantastic job of making board games presentable and apparently fun (I’ve bought a few games because they’ve appeared on TT) Yesterday they annouced a fundraiser for...

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03. 04. 2014
Taking Stock

Taking Stock

A year and a bit ago, I roasted a chicken (Stabbed a lemon, half-sliced it, put a bay leaf inside the lemon, put the lemon inside the chicken, put the chicken inside the...

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24. 03. 2014
My Grandfather, Frank Miland

My Grandfather, Frank Miland

This week has been… difficult. There’s a post coming up about writing this, and the events leading up to it, but this is the eulogy I read at my grandfather’s funeral this afternoon. ...

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