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or “What I did on my holidays, by Nicholas Avenell aged 29 and a bit” One of the interesting things about London is that it has a kind of black hole effect. Most of the time, things come to you

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Yesterday I had a flatwarming. It was great and stuff, and there was alcocustard, and mead, and cake. I think it went well. Today we went to Forbidden Planet and I accidentally an art shop, then we went to a

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People keep asking me to do the 25 things meme. Or Tagging me, or something. Since Linus Torvolds – of all people – used my idea on how to do it best, I’m going to do it differently. All things

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And so it came to pass that a friend of mine’s house is falling down And thus it is useful for him and his family to repair it before it collapses. And the chances of the insurance coming though before

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Am back from The Eosian Council 10. tEC is the name for a series of the UK -based contingent of alt.fan.eddings’ meetings. The definition of a tEC varies from person to person, but the basic format is that the group

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For some unknown reason, possibly just the random whims and zephers of ideas that float across my mind, I have become more interested in US politics recently. This means my normal daily diet of The Daily Show (and occasionally Colbert

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Most of what I’m doing right now is working, and due to the nature of my working, it’s dull. I’m mostly writing unit tests. And because it’s work, it’s occasionally awesome and fun, challanging and occasionally frustrating. We are, however,

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Something that interests me. I’ve been used as a psychological study in a marketing consultation report. Or, actually, in 2004, someone took my Names article (Itself three years old at that point, and now seven) and used it as a

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There is a good explanation for this. Well, better than “We were at the pub and it seemed like a good idea at the time”. Except the last one, that’s got nothing to do with me.

Chris Selland: But as a biz dev guy (who doesn’t have time – or a reason – to be online much) – and despite the fact that my job is all about relationships – I find twitter to be pretty

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