It's just one day

April Fool! hahahahaha Such is the hilarity and spirit of the day, a day where every passing moment is met with another outburst of laughter at yet another ‘fool’. Or not, as it would seem many people have had a silliness bypass (I’m a big fan of silly). To which I say “pfffffftt”. Twitter is the main culprit, spoiling all the fun by allowing people a quick outlet for all the “ohhh, have you spotted THIS April Fool” and “ohhhh, I wouldn’t have fallen for THAT April Fool”. Which just ruins any possiblity of the element of surprise. And don’t even get me started on the tone adopted by many, that condescending sneer at all the idiots that were taken …

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No spaghetti tree

Er… April Fool? Gosh, talk about backfiring. I guess, given recent circumstances this wasn’t in the best of taste, but hey, it IS April 1st (confused? I had this page showing earlier). This feels very like one of those moments at a party when silence crashes in and everyone turns to stare at the idiot who just broke the CD player. He stands there, blushing and embarassed and wills the ground to open up. Related Fool if you think it’s over. Top 100 Hoaxes of all time

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April Fools Day

Seemingly we (in Scotland) celebrate this for two days, however I can’t say I’ve heard of Taily Day. Anyway, the tradition of practical jokes is alive and well, and our poor finance assistant has just been made to stand outside in the cold rain waiting for a ‘red van’ to arrive to pick up a vital document. I think they left out there for 15 mins before admitting that it was just a prank. Very cruel. Reminds me of similar pranks: the ‘bucket of steam’, the ‘bubble for the spirit level’, or the ‘rubber hammer for glass nails’ being common ones. Ohh and when should the April Fool pranks stop? I say 12 noon. Others say 12 midnight (others say …

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Simplification

Carey gets back to basics, and I must admit I’ve been thinking something similar as I’ve recently been pondering the ‘why’ and ‘who’ of this very website. Of course when Carey does it, it looks good, like a post ironic take on neo-modernism… or something… Anyway it again brings up the subject of ‘why’. I’ve written about my ‘need‘ for a website, and I think that most personal websites serve the same purpose. The sole requirement for owning a website is because you, the author, designer, fuhrer of your webspace, want one. How you use it is down to you, no-one else. There are no rules, merely suggested guidelines, and they are only softly suggested (count how many bend, break, …

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April Fool?

There are many theories as to whether time travel is possible or not well, ladies and gentlemen, brace yourselves for this revelation. Every time you visit this following webpage you will be transported through time: EU may get new logo. Clever huh, although I’m not sure why they keep wanting to send everyone to April 1st. (Whaddya mean this isn’t a joke, you’re not telling me this is serious?)

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