Like Budapest, London is two cities, split by a river. OK, they don't have separate names. But just try getting from one side to the other at the moment. … Continue reading
We finally got around to watching this yesterday – good stuff. I remember one reviewer saying the first half was 'boring' but I'm afraid I liked it too. It's reminded me of why, despite some attempts, games on history like … Continue reading
The day Microsoft stop making products that suck is the day they start making vacuum cleaners.
Yesterday was the 15th anniversary of the Edinburgh bisexual helpline (RIP). In the past few days, I've had to learn more than I want to about telecoms provision in order to make sure that the London one survives.
Doing some washing up on Monday evening, I was listening to the news on Radio 4. They had some Israeli loony going on about how Arafat was the cause of all the problems in the Middle East. … Continue reading
… they would not know you.
The parking outside the local school at 9am and 3:20pm is getting worse and worse, with people treating the no parking signs/lines as their own personal space. Or double (or triple) parking instead. Much easier than parking a few yards … Continue reading
In looking for the backups for my Brain, I've refound a sketch that was banned by the Lord Chamberlain. He (or, in practice, his staff) was in charge of stage censorship in the UK until it was abolished in the … Continue reading
From CNET News.com [..] Norwegian browser maker Opera Software confirmed Thursday that it had noticed its browser is unable to access MSN.com. Several readers also alerted CNET News.com. "Microsoft is actively keeping our browser from accessing MSN.com," said Jon S. … Continue reading
Hmm, been a while. Lots has happened since mid-August, so let's see what I remember… BiCon (end August) was fun despite being appallingly organised. 'As if they'd had two months rather than two years' remains my comment. If next year's … Continue reading