Archive: November 2009

There are two cups of tea. The first is a caffeinated drink made of, in some form or other, tea leaves and boiling water. It’s there because it’s a cup of tea, partly a symbol, though not of anything. This…

This post contains spoilers for Dragon Age. Do not read on if you do not want to read them. Specifically, it talks in some detail about the city of dwaves and some party members.

“You’re supposed to use Vicious Mockery on the enemy” “I run up to the guy and I hit him with a big sword” “Suit of chainsaws. Vulnerable to… the on switch”.

There is a black screen, which resolves into a patch of tarmac. A red london bus drives over it, and the camera pans to follow it, as the opening of Dire Straits’ “Telegraph Road” starts to play. Fading in over…

I’m at my desk. Desk is the work place. Desk is the plastic coated MDF that brings eventual wage slip. I will face my desk. I will permit the work to pass over me and though me. When the deadlines…

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Kinetic typography is the name given to an animation of the text of some kind of speech or performance. I quite like them, so here are some. Remember, Remember it’s the 5th of November, and so we start with V’s…

Hello November. November is a time of the leaves drifting from the trees; of the colours of autumn washing out to the starkness of winter; of cold, rainy winds and bright, brittle sunshine. It’s also the traditional months of National…