Zipping round da blogs

I’m curious what is on the Smurf disks. Hoping to see Tadpole too, but I won’t be paying an OAP concession. Jez abuses Stuarts Guestblog with an awful joke. Stevan echoes my sentiments about poor Leyton Hewitt (ha ha ha) and tomorrow joins the masses on broadband. And someone else manages to encapsulate my hatred of Flashdance (the movie NOT the J-Lo video, although I have to ask if she saw this before it was released, that gal has got a mighty wobbly ass! Not that I’m complaining mind… )

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Un-perplexed

A quick check of the YACCS site and lo and behold, new code, update for the new Blogger (Dano). DOH. Should’ve figured that one out. Ohh and yes the time settings got screwed too, I’ve fixed them now (although I’ve had to fudge the time as I can’t find a setting for BST). So apologies to one and all for not commenting on your comments. Normal* service has now been resumed. Right, so anyone know anywhere I can get cheap flights to Venice? I’ve got free accomodation waiting there but don’t want to drop £200 on flights! * This word is used advisedly

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Time and Perplex-tion

Re-design – on holdMoblog – on holdSide project J – on holdSide project M – underway (first draft web design in progress) Work is getting in the way. We are launching 5 products at the end of the month. I’ve been working on four of them and the last one will be right up to the wire methinks. Then there is the small matter of nursing Louise. And as a side note, has my blog disappeared? Can anyone else still see it? (and who the hell do I think I am talking too if they can’t….)

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Bad samaritan

My good deed for the day is done. I’d nipped into Glasgow this morning to pick up some last minute pressies for Louise. On my way back to the car I had to go and pay for my ticket, and of course two of the three machines were out of order and there was a small queue of people at the other one. So I joined the queue, and gave Louise a quick call to see if I had to pick up her prescription before coming home. I did, the chemist shuts at 12 noon on a Saturday, I was 30 mins away in Glasgow and it was about 11:10 am. The woman in front of me steps up to …

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Early bird

I’ve been in work early the past couple of days, I’d forgotten how much I enjoyed being up early on a weekday. Trains are quiet, the city is quiet, and you get a wave of serenity wash over you which manages to last most of the day (until the rush hour trip home). I’ve never translated it to weekends though, taking after my Mum and enjoying my bed too much, but on the odd occasion I’ve managed to arise before 7 a.m. on a Saturday it’s an entirely different feeling. During the week, corner shops are open, cafe’s are frying up the morning’s breakfasts and their is a small amount of solidarity to be found amonst early risers. At the …

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Men are from Mars

OK, I can’t afford what I wanted to get Louise for her birthday (well not a decent one anyway). But it turns out that I don’t need to worry about it too much. You see “Men believe that they score highly with women when they do something big. Everything, whether big or small, scores one point with women” so I don’t need to worry about getting a big present, loads of little ones will serve me better. Good to know eh… well here are 13 other useful pointers for you. And yes, we do have the book at home, and no I’ve never read it. I’ll make do with Louise telling me to disappear to my cave (read room where …

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Calling all europhiles

Did you realise that, according to a journalist in the US of A, Europe still doesn’t get the Internet. I won’t comment on the fact that… ohh bugger it, I will.. we do get the internet, in fact I have been accessing the internet since 1995. Did you mean, Mr. American Journalist, that Europe doesn’t ‘get’ the Internet.. as in we don’t understand it? I think you did, so how about you tidy up your ‘English’. Thanks. Reading between the lines, it seems that we (Europe) should create a First Amendment (or borrow one from the USA). It also seems that we (Europe) are seen as one large ‘state’ by some people, whereas we (the UK) are still self-governing, and …

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Four hours

Not that I’m counting but that’s all the sleep I got last night. Hence I’m knackered and can’t really be bothered doing anything. I’ve struggled to do anything productive work wise, and the redesign has stalled (no thanks to finicky CSS mind you…). So it’ll be some telly and then bed methinks. Ohh and I seem to have been switched over to the new Blogger Pro and subsequently have lost my post from earlier today… so here it is again… 7:50 A.M. So you wanna be a writerWriting a book : an interesting article and has some even more thought provoking comments. “It’s such a pain to write books, it’s such a bother to go through the publishing process — …

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