To some people's amusement, I've long lusted after Stephen Hendry, the best ever snooker player. (How good is he? Well, the most centuries in a season record is his. Who's second? Erm, Stephen another year. And he's third. I think … Continue reading
Microsoft have a list of which software they've decided to stop supporting, along with a suggested replacement. My favourite so far is software: CPM/80 Operating System (erm, just when did MS write that, as opposed to steal from it?) stop … Continue reading
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