Archive: January 2010

Sunrise over east london Originally uploaded by Aquarion

This morning, I was entirely weirded out when the lights in the hallway of our block of flats appeared to follow me. The light outside the front door was on, and as I walked towards the lift they switched on…

You should back up your data. You should periodically review this backup system to make sure you can get data back off it, but you should back up your data. I’ve been doing this “computer guy” thing for a while…

On the 26th January 2010, when I will be 29, I shall be celebrating this having happened at the Pembury Tavern in Hackney from around 7pm onwards. Please come and join me, for drinking alone is depressing. I will also…

10 other things Martin Luther King said:

The context for this was a discussion on the American healthcare system, and how everything this particular person knew about it was based on episodes of Scrubs. The response was a pretty predictable “I’ve never seen this scrubs thing, but…

In the UK, you can text GIVE to 70077 and £5 will be added to your phone bill and given to DEC for the Haiti relief appeal. This number was previously used for Children in Need, then the network operators…

Okay, only just “Tomorrow”, but I’ve been busy. Dragon Age, as a wise man once said, does not play itself. The other two short stories in the Mean Streets anthology I mentioned yesterday were Remi Chandler and John Taylor. In…

DELE0532 Originally uploaded by ara For people who wanted to know what I look like when I’m in costume, this is it.

In memory of family and friends who have lost the battle with cancer; and in support of the ones who continue to conquer it! Donate to a cancer research charity, like this one. Post on your livejournal or journal, and…