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The winds of changeJoe is a busy, busy man. His website Coolstop hosts a wide variety of projects, and I’m honoured enough to be a part of a few of them. Coolstop is about to enter it’s sixth year, and things are changing. i2k is closing, as is the openNetwork but keep an eye on…

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Normal ServiceDon’t ya just hate it when you can’t sleep? You know the feeling you get when you are lying in bed, trying to relax and switch off, but you really know that you’ll end up getting up anyway? Well I managed from about midnight to about 2 a.m., amongst a lot of tossing and…

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Another weekend overThe week looms in front of me, more of the same no doubt. The same as last week, and the week before that. I wonder if anything new will happen, or if I will forge a new path, a new direction. I wonder… But wondering gets you nowhere, action is required, and action…

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Almost the weekendAnd just to confirm the fact, the wind has gotten up and it has started raining again. Perfectly timed for the BBQ tonight.Oh well, at least the beer will be cold.

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HolidayI’m taking a holiday. Not next week but the one after, and I’ve already started to compile a list of things to-do. So far: Re-order my ‘blog list’ into UK and Other listings (not sure why but I’m a sucker for an ordered list) Re-organise some of our finances, namely get a new credit card…

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TypingWhat’s it called when you continually mis-spell a word when typing.. there’s a name for it I’m sure… Examples:Distrub – DisturbContuinually – Continually Or is it just me?

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Blog lifeMeg recently posted about life beyond the monitor you are currently sitting in front of, and I have to agree. I’ve been making an effort to read books this year (spurned on by my wife’s similar New Year resolution which she is sticking to steadfastly), and also to try and get out more (despite…

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Tune of the MomentWhilst I would like to offer a Tune of the Day, I know fine well that I don’t have the discipline to remember to change the tune that often. I also wouldn’t want to compete with Pinky (who has had some fine choices recently) So you are stuck with a Tune of…

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Virtual BooksNo not eBooks, or anything else, these are actual books that you can.. ohh look they explain it far better than I can, visit the British Library’s latest innovation: Turning the Pages

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Prozac Nation?The Lilly SuicidesFascinating article on the effects of SSRI drugs, antidepressants. “Though Prozac is one of the world’s best-known commodities, its most terrifying potential side effect, “akathisia,” remains virtually unknown. Akathisia has been described as a unique form of inner torture that, prior to the development of psychiatric drugs, probably never existed.” “Reports that…

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SleepAnyone else feeling completely worn out and knackered at the moment? I was in bed by 9:30pm last night, read for half an hour or so and fell asleep quickly (as far as I can remember anyway). Next thing I know, the alarm is being set to ‘snooze’ for 7 minutes, accomplished by whacking it…

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UmmmmWhy?s.e.w.k.i.t.s

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H O L L Y W O O DWhat Hollywood star stands 50 feet tall, stretches 450 feet across, weighs 450,000 pounds, and boasts a celebrated career still going strong after 79 years? One of those little things popped into my head today: Why is the ‘Hollywood Sign’ there? I hit Google and instantly came…

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SpiralBeen a long time since I used that word on this site since ohhh April last year (yes I checked, no my memory ain’t that good).Work, well work sucks at the moment. I no longer have a career, I have a job. We seem to stumble from crisis to crisis and any thoughts of long…

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New readsA donkey on the edge via another new read More a way of life….  .

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