Just came down from…

Like many people, I recently “spent” 3 days holiday allowance to get an 11 day holiday (wonderful combination of bank holidays and the royal wedding). So, what did I do on this mini-holiday? Spent a couple of days surrounded by amazing scenery on the Isle of Skye for starters. We took a small (four car max) ferry across to the island, dined in a wonderful fresh fish restaurant on Portree harbour, fed some Highland cows, stood at the top of a big cliff, lost count of the number of times we both exhaled a “WOW” at the stunning views, took a boat trip out to see the seals, and experienced the settling of the gloaming as we drove back down …

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Matchstick men

WOW, what a Super Bowl!!! I’ll let Jen fill you in on the details. What do you mean you didn’t stay up to watch it? I managed it… *yawns* OK, I’m a little tired, but I’ve got three days of training to sit through so I figure a little snooze at the back of ‘class’ will suffice. I only hope I don’t fall asle…

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Screwed again

CD settlement forces prices up. OK, strictly speaking CD-WOW were breaking a law (I think, I can’t actually find proof of this anywhere, but I’ve not looked too hard), but considering the ‘threat’ to CD sales (which appear to be rising NOT falling) that the record industry keeps moaning about, you’d think they’d be glad that any CDs are getting sold at all. In saying that, I’ve heard little from the BPI as it sits quietly in the background letting the RIAA take the spotlight in the battle against evil ‘downloaders’, so it’s hardly surprising that, when given the opportunity to prove they are still doing something they grab it with both hands. I should also temper this ‘rant-ette’ with …

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The GameIsn’t it funny how art imitates life, or is it life imitates art? And who am I to say that the film The Game is art?Either way, I’m not sure if I would really want this as an Xmas pressie, if you REALLY want to get me a present (seeing as you missed my birthday) check out my Wishlist (but if you are getting a CD – get it from CD WOW… cheaper and free delivery)

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