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Good TVDoing one of the things the Beeb does best, I am interested to catch the documentary series starting tonight. Part observational TV, part historical drama, the series captures a 55-strong crew, on board a replica model of Endeavour, over their six week journey retracing that undertaken by 18th-Century adventurer Captain James Cook. Starts tonight…

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A questionIs my Blog HOT or NOT? Just curious.

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Monday Mission 2.33Haven’t done this for an age… 1. Many children have blankets, or a favorite nubby stuffed animal that they like to keep near them for security. Do you recall what you had for your “security blanket” as a child? When did you finally give it up? What brought that about?Ehhh it was a…

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PlaylistMy Winamp playlist is currently out of commission. Blame WinAmp 3. Well download it first, it’s awfully good.

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?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!Fascinating. The evolution of language through the Interrobang.

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But I want it!I own DVD’s but not a DVD player. One criteria of me getting a PlayStation 2 (before we got, say, a new cooker) was that it would be used to play DVDs. Which it has. But… well it’s not enough really, is it. I can get hold of VCDs, SVCDs, MP3 discs,…

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Summer in ScotlandWoke up. Sun blazing. Hot already.Shorts on. Off to gym.Lunch then through to my parents. Shorts a good choice.Until an hour go. Raining now.Ahhh summer in Scotland.What was I thinking…

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Repeat (AKA Looped)I laughed out loud at this when I read it. It seems that Vaughan and I, and others, share an affliction. I too just ‘click’ with a song or two and play them repeatedly. The funny bit is, well I’ll hand you over to Vaughan for that: “you are addicted to two songs…

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AA GillAnother day, another wonderful quote at hydragenic. This is the power of ‘blogs’. On the strength of Stuarts references I have ordered AA Gill’s book “AA Gill is Away”, and I have registered at The Times website (where AA Gill writes a column).The main point here is not a simple recommendation of a book,…

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999Did you know that, even if you have your keypad locked, you can still dial 999 from your mobile?Try it (well don’t actually CALL the number, I’m not advocating prank calls!). Lock your keypad.Bash in 9 9 9. The things you learn (although I’m sure it’s probably in the user manual somewhere but who reads…

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Plenty of Food for ThoughtI’ve heard of these books before, but this article from Business Week might just prompt me to buy them. What Einstein Told His Cook: Kitchen Science Explained What Einstein Didn’t Know: Scientific Answers to Everyday Questions What Einstein Told His Barber: More Scientific Answers to Everyday Questions You never know when…

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Kids? Erk!Michele gives me all the ammunition I need to explain why I will be a terrible father. Mind you, how would you answer the question Mommy, what’s a blowjob? For the record I thought she handled it very well, I think I would resort to just turning the radio up. WAY up.

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MusicCDs currently on my desk: The Divine Comedy – Fin de SiècleThe Beach Boys – Pet SoundsSinatra at the Sands with Count BasiePearl Jam – BinauralDavid Bowie – The Singles CollectionAlicia Keys – Songs in A MinorNeil Finn – Try whistling thisMuddy Waters – AnthologyBB King & Eric Claption – Riding with the KingTom Jones…

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Scottish Bloggers Unite!

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Or at the very least head to Edinburgh on Saturday. Richard is dying to meet you, as is everyone else (all 5 of us?)More Info: ScotBlog Meet | August 17th 2002 Unfortunately I’m not able to attend (currently trying to wangle out of attending a wedding), but I would encourage you to pop along, if…

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A competition

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OK not really, I’m just being a link whore I guess, but I’m guessing that everyone who has referrer logs looks at them more than once a week. Right? And you look at how many times a certain site has sent someone your way.. right?OK, so maybe it’s just me. Either way I thought it…

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