Ohh shush

Louise and I don’t argue much. Not because we don’t fall out or have disagreements but because we realise, now, that arguing achieves nothing and sometimes we just have to agree to disagree. There is still the occasional spot of friction but that’s just the outcoming of being in a healthy relationship. I’m tending to extend this approach to my online ‘persona’ more and more frequently and I find myself biting my tongue, not posting a scathing comment, and generally thinking “well this isn’t going to achieve anything” with alarming frequency. Yes, very enlightened of me I’m sure. However, sometimes, I do have to wonder if I’m a bit of an easy touch. There were a few instances in 2005 …

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Too early

As the light slowly creeps across the buildings I find myself sitting at my desk, somewhat dazed and bemused. Surely it can’t be time to go back to work already, time to haul my body out of bed whilst it’s still dark, time to force cheap instant coffee down my throat in a valiant (if doomed) attempt to waken myself, just in time to go home. Yet I sit here, looking at my calendar and my task list, pondering where to start, how to start. I’m sure I used to be able to do this, in a time long forgotten before the days of eating, drinking and sleeping (rinse, repeat). I used to be productive, I used to be busy! …

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King Kong

Movie info from IMDB Movie reviews from Metacritic “A beast of a movie” screams the poster although not as well as Naomi Watts screams later on… best movie scream ever? Maybe but it still doesn’t quite match the one in Home Alone (the bit with the spider). Back from a noisy cinema and initial reaction to this movie is good, a few niggles as ever, and still the CGI falls short occasionally but on the whole it’s a cracking movie. You know the plot so I can skip that bit and head straight for the script which does it’s job but felt a little on heavy on the ham. It’s also guilty of pandering to the viewer a little too …

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