Archive: May 2010

So, a couple of weeks ago, Apple announced that the iPad release date for the UK was delayed. Deprived of my chance of a shiny new gadget, and on top of the news that the new iPhone 4 release Just Won’t Work

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There is an art, it says, or rather, a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss. Pick a nice day, [The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy] suggests, and try it.

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I was asleep. It’s been a long week, and going back to bed at midday seemed like the best option. However, real life had other ideas, and so, there was a knock at the door. “Hello?” “Hi. Are you Nicholas

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When I was looking at my candidates for parliament a while ago I mentioned Denny de la Haye, who was running on a platform of direct democracy, and where people who live here decided what he did. I liked the

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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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About five years ago, I was watching an F1 parade and I had a Grand Idea. I would build a game based on the idea of being an F1 manager, only with more interesting things, like alien technology. The USP

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49% of my current constituancy voted four years ago. They voted for Labour, well, enough of them did. 58.9% of my current constituancy voted yesterday. Enough of them also voted for Labour for Meg to keep her chair, but it

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V O T E Originally uploaded by swanksalot If you complain, but don’t engage when you can, you are part of the problem, and your opinion, while I respect it, is invalid. You can spoil your ballot or vote for

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On my home from work last week, I went via Asda. Specifically, I went via Asda to pick up for that evening, milk and bread. I bought some food for that evening, a George Foreman Grill to replace the broken

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Depite my great and brand new phone and its wonderous open-sorcery, I still don’t hate Apple. I mean, I assume my new phone is great, as I write this it still hasn’t arrived. I said, at the end of that

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