In from the start

It’s not often you find out (thanks Izb) about a brand new blog (only two posts so far) but as we used to work with her I guess it was insider knowledge… Is it home time yet? – Scottish woman quits job to travel……runs out of cash, and discovers the joy of contracting.

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Not worthy

I’ve neglected you all today and I feel bad. Actually I couldn’t care less as I’ve got a headache and I’m off to bed, but it’s nice to pretend. Suffice to say that “real life” got in the road of my blog again. Ohh and I may have left a few ‘snippy’ comments around, so I apologise. I’m just a grumpy bastard. In fact I even restrained myself far enough to NOT post this – “Will people stop writing things like best.car.in.the.world, or best.song.ever! as it is beginning to piss me off!” – which is probably just as well as I’ve done it in my time and I know that some people find my over (and mistaken) use of ellipsis’s …

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Quoteworthy

(via Fembat) ‘The brain is a wonderful organ. It starts working the moment you get up in the morning and does not stop until you get into the office.’ – Robert Frost Should I mention I’m working at home today?

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Newsworthy

(OK, second attempt to post this, first one disappeared into the ether) Most of my news, as regular readers will know, comes from the behemoth that is the BBC News website. The only reason I mention this is to confirm that I visit it a lot. OK, agreed? So you’ll understand that the following item was gathered from there as I happened across it, I wasn’t looking for information of this sort at all… and to be honest I kinda wished I hadn’t read it now.. WARNING! If you have just eaten I would let your stomach settle before reading on… Invasion of the Bodysnatchers: “His patience was rewarded when a brown worm-like creature emerged from his right nostril and …

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BloGGRRRRRRR

OK, so WHY can’t I get the text after an unordered list to display properly… Why! WHY!!! *stamps feet, throw toys from perambulator etc etc* Err… fixed now… hacked in some paragraph tags… *Meekly picks up toys and clambers back into perambulator* Ohh and, I’ve revealed an answer below…..

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Comments

FYI: I’m testing some of the commenting system BETA features – if you spot anything off (load times, errors etc) please let me know (if you can, leave a comment, if not, drop me an email).

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What am I?

Traffic 32.3 million page views per day 5.5 million unique users per day 120 million unique users a month Content 102 GB of content 3.2 million files total 1.4 million HTML, ASP, and ASPX files 1.2 million GIF or JPG image files Approximately 300 GB of files available for download Content created around the clock. Approximately 4 GB of new and updated content published daily. I am the Microsoft website. More information at Microsoft.com Backstage.

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