Archive: May 2001

One of the nicest things about not having any exams today is that, at quarter to eight at night, I’m still in my dressing gown. I have done nothing today. Not a single useful thing. I’ve been on IRC, I’ve…

The worst thing about the Communications Revolution (Which started in the late 1800’s with the introduction of the phone) is the desire for a unique identifer. In various places over the world I am known as various things (A fairly…

#1 in a series of many Go see Zannah‘s recommendation of Mixed Company‘s version of Come On Eileen. Note, this is a song which I knew for the first 20 years of my life as “Come on Ali”, because I’d…

On Saturday, I was at an AFP meet. “Have you heard about Douglas Adams?” “No? What?” “He died, last night. Heart attack”. Watch as a world comes tumbling down. And I spent seven hours on trains today, notebook in hand,…

At Nottingham as I type on someone elses computer, Thanks Supermouse 🙂 I’ve just heard about Douglas Adams. More when I have had time to process that.

I have three weeks left in this hell-hole, and I cannot wait to leave. I have just been dragged though the most stupidly moronic system ever, and I’m irritated. Let me explain: I mentioned yesterday that one of the assignments…

Want to write stories. No time. No inspiration. Want to write Cevearn. No time, no plot. And yet I finally finished the Windows v [Li|U]nix essay. See left, and talk to me if you think I’m right or wrong… Many…

You are standing at the edge of a river, Behind you is an infinate void, before you stands a bridge. Before the bridge stands a guard. With the aid of a long pike, the guard bars your way onto the…

Writing this offline, since Blogger’s dead again. What is Pixelation? I’ll endevor to explain. It’s the state when I’m abstracted and detached from everything. It’s the state where I write poetry, Or I write code, or sing. No longer in…

Part of the Daily Creation series, because it’s the most creative thing I’ve done all day. It’s a holiday, after all I must not filk. Filk is the thread killer. Filk is the little post that causes total obreferentialness I…