Friday, 29 May 2009

Boys were very excited about Mummy coming home tomorrow.

Thursday, 28 May 2009

Imagining Lawrence Llewellen-Bowen, Alan Titchmarsh and Tony Robinson in my garden all at the same time. Don't ask.

Wednesday, 27 May 2009

The town of Beckton grew up around the world's biggest gasworks and was named after the gasworks boss. I suggest we rename it Nehalem EX
Steve Martin plays banjo? Who knew? Here he is with Earl Scruggs:

Tuesday, 26 May 2009

I'm not one of nature's completer-finishers. Going to try the @nauiokaspark recipe to get some stuff done. 10-10. I'm down and gone.
I bet Boris Johnson and David Cameron didn't cycle to work today smug

Monday, 25 May 2009

Just seen this mother pootling up the Thames: Caused a bit of a traffic jam

Sunday, 24 May 2009

A week of single parenthood beckons. Wife away selling public art to the Qataris.
Words you don't want to hear after Sunday lunch: "right, let's get cracking"
I'm getting all my news from Auto-Tune The News these days: #3 now out. Katie Couric stars again.

Friday, 22 May 2009

A former boss told me in 2002 he was happy to link my bonus to the MSFT share price if I wanted. Not looking such a bad deal now.
I've decided that knife blocks are OK in themselves, it's the set of matching knives that are naff
Knife blocks: are they naff? I think probably yes.
How did it get to be Friday?
Everybody I know who owns something made by Apple has had to go to the store to get it fixed at some point. Just saying.

Wednesday, 20 May 2009

Although I'd hate to see smarmy Osborne inherit an increasingly valuable stake in some profitable banks undeservedwindfall
I'm old enough to remember the last Tory government and I don't want it back, but really it's time for a general election isn't it?

Monday, 18 May 2009

WolframAlpha knows nothing about cricket
seems to have evolved an alpha channel

Thursday, 14 May 2009

Fix the MPs' expenses problem easily: halve the number of MPs and double their salary. What's not to love?
Recently I was getting 100s of spam emails a day to an old address of mine. They stopped at 11:52 on 1st May. No idea why.
has sorted out the world's problems and has the hangover to prove it

Wednesday, 13 May 2009

#WallowWednesday @misery, @self-pity, @mud

Monday, 11 May 2009

Why does Drupal think "include on front page" is the same as "include in RSS feed"? Madness.
Something smells funny about - caution advised.

Friday, 8 May 2009

Hailing in E1 but not at Lords. I fear interrruptions are inevitable though. cricket has allocated me the email address Thanks, Radar.

Thursday, 7 May 2009

Trying tagging syntax
Dominic Sayers is testing grammar fuddling
Conscious that I'm tweeting cricket spoilers - I will stop if anybody is waiting for Cricket On 5
A feast of Onions! #cricket #sorry
...Spitalfields, Co Durham #WTF?
I told Brightkite I was at 51.515294,-0.071595. It decided that was Spitalfields, London. Then it told FireEagle I was at Spitalfields, Co Durham. #WTF?
Onions served with duck #cricket #etcetc
is making Google Latitude update Brightkite and FireEagle

Wednesday, 6 May 2009

Oh, I missed Bopara's 100. Well done, young man. #cricket
Baker went for a dozen that over (sorry) #cricket
50 for Bopara
Bopara and Onions reflect well on Flower [this is not a crossword clue BTW]
Getting the fail whale from the .tk url shortnener #dottk #fail
is dancing round the office to Pete Tong on a Wednesday morning

Tuesday, 5 May 2009

Railway operations on Sodor are refreshingly spontaneous. Not sure Agile lends itself to clockface timetabling though #thomasthetankengine
On opening, the case turned out to be 2005 Puech de Glen. Ready for drinking now. So we did.

Sunday, 3 May 2009

Picked up a case and half of wine from friend's vineyard. Time to give the 2007 a thorough assessmenting...