Monthly Archive: August 2007

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Computer says no

On my usual walk to work I encounter a considerable number of those free-newspaper-giver-outers[1] And all of them annoy me. Apart from the one I always take the Metro from. I always get it from the same guy[2] in the general...

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Erm…

Channel-surfing does terrible things. Terrible. There you are, innocently flicking past the mindless and the horrendous that passes for entertainment, when suddenly you find yourself watching Bull-riding. And worse than that. Enjoying it. God-damn you Extreme Sports Station.

Default fox is the defaults - Image taken from page 40 of 'Travels in Africa during the years 1875-1878 (1879-1883-1882-1886) ... from The British Library

Come down here and chum some of this shit

Dudes! Seriously, this is like the best thing eveh! Seriously. Totally even. Okay, so the shaaak/head thing isn’t the best in the world, but still, is this not the reason for the invention of this here intertubes thing?

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Johnny’s back

Well, maybe not Johnny, but I am. And how is everybody doing? Two weeks of not being online all that often lead to clogged up inboxes and rss readers stuffed to the brim. I think I’ve read most posts and emails,...

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Just a quick note

To say that there will be reduced blogging for the next two weeks or so. Possibly even none. Who knows, it is a mad mad crazy world.

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TT #29

Everyone loves stats. And everyone who has a blog loves learning who came a-visiting and why. So, with thanks to Statcounter I’m revealing 13 questions or queries that people wanted answers to on my site. how believable is die hard 4.0...

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Simon the Coldheart by

ISBN: 0330258303 See also: Dusty Pages | According to the introduction to this by Heyer’s son this novel was one of the 5 or 6 that Heyer wished never to be printed again. But her son didn’t think it was all...

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And it’s all gonna roll your way

Don’t you just love Bank Holiday weekends? Or whatever your particular version of them are. I know I do. And even more when it means that I only have a three day working week as I’m off on Friday too. Yay...

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If you’re not in

Well I might not have won the 16 million Euro lotto, but it isn’t all loss :) Carl has announced the winner of his tiny story competition. Congratulations to Quixotical for her story Father. I got placed too. So numfar, do...

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TT #28

Thirteen Things about Lugh The end of July or start of August marks Lughnasa which is the Celtic harvest festival. In Ireland, summer is technically over now[1] August is the first month of Autumn, or Fall for you all from the...

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Time and Again by

See also: LibraryThing | SFF Masterworks | Andy’s Anachronisms | Books you never read | Thoughts on writing and other afflictions | Book reviews by Emma | MADreads In shirt-sleeves, the way I generally worked, I sat sketching a bar of...