Tiny Windows GamesIf you have been paying attention you’ll know I’ve featured this site before. It’s been mentioned on kottke.org, Lockergnome, TechTV and quite a few other places. Anyway, check out their other stuff, all good, trust me. Hmmm is now a good time to tell you that I know the guys involved (I can actually see two of them from here). Busy? Us? Of course!

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Change your desktopI’ll happily admit to being a bit of a desktop wallpaper collector, and I do also dabble in creating skins for applications. Anyhoo, if you need to get some unusual desktops for your PC I highly recommend you visit mandolux.As the site itself says: “Mandolux is the number one website for high-end aerospace, paper money, and art desktops on the Internet.” (arguable but possibly true).

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Vote now!OK, the styles are going, I’m finally admitting to myself that I’m not gonna do anything more with them and, whilst it was fun for a while, they are kinda pointless. So which one do you prefer the most? I’m likely to stick with the text formatting of the ‘Simple’ style, so it’s really a matter of background picture. Michelangelo McQueen RoadCloudsSimple Of course if you don’t care I’ll just change the damn thing. Just thought it would be nice to ask. Give me your comments people!

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Consequences #7 – Gordon (Posted over at Vaughan’s) Take my record collection. Seriously, help yourself. It’s an affliction you see, I buy CDs. Lots of them, on whims, or fancies, or to keep up with a particular artist, or.. well.. because I happen to wander past a record shop. Old CDs, ‘classic’ albums, chart releases, obscure artists, compilations, you name it, I’ve probably got it – or at the very least got a track or two by the artist somewhere. This materialistic affliction has cost me thousands of pounds, not least for the CDs themselves, storage is also an issue (never mind having to dust the damn things). But why do I feel so compelled to continue to buy them? …

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Sleep (lack of)“Insomnia can become a form of contemplation. You just lie there, inert, helpless, alone, in the dark, and let yourself be crushed by the inscrutable tyranny of time.” – Thomas Merton, The Sign of Jonas. Tired today. Didn’t sleep well. Sporadic ramblings will, no doubt, be forthcoming.

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The Two ThingStolen, unrepentantly, from Blogatelle: You cry: at LassieYou shout: hardly everYou laugh: out loudYou sigh: when contentYou smile: with feelingYou grin: with joyYou frown: most days (Via Doyce …copy this then make your own two word descriptions.)

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ConsequencesNecessity is always the mother of invention, and Vaughan’s latest idea is quite a gem. He has invited a variety of people (yours truly included) to participate in a ‘thread’ of writing. The only rule is you have to start with the last sentence of the previous post (and only 4 posts a day). It’s up and running already, so go and check it out.

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