Prediction

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Blogging world quiet this weekend? I wonder why? Tee hee, see, nothing sinister, just a good weekend for people to be out and about (although as Alex pointed out, that may mean that they will have even more to blog about but I’m holding out that most people won’t cover it until Monday… or Sunday…

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The internetweb

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OK, I’ve been ‘on’ the web since around 1995. It is now an integral part of my life and my work, and I’ve come to rely on it, and barely give it a thought most days. Now and again though I pause and remember how incredible it is. I’ve just downloaded IrfanView from a site…

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Misc

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Tonight is curry and karaoke night. I don’t sing at karaoke’s. At least that’s what I tell myself, but as the ‘evening’ doesn’t start until 7:30pm and we’ll hit the pub at the back of 5pm… well I reckon my dulcet tones may be inflicted on my poor work colleagues. Of course I’ll miss the…

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Daypop backgrounder

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Behind the Scenes at the Daypop Search Engine.

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Nature is awesome

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Mount Everest. 360 degree panorama from the top of Mt Everest. Speechless.

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Macguffin

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Vertigo…Then and Now. Before and after images of various San Francisco locations used in Alfred Hitchcock’s 1958 masterpiece. (via Zeldman)

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Cross my palm with silver

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And I’ll give you a prediction… This weekend the UK blogs will be quieter than usual. Just watch and wait…

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Catchup

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Ladies and Gentlemen, please fasten your seatbelts and prepare for a quick trip round (half of) my blogroll (ermmm that sounds kinda icky actually…) Graybo is still painting and drinking (not at the same time I hasten to add) Pat believes in coincidence and has an affection for ZZ Top (?) Michelle has a new…

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Postcard

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Moi sent me (as promised) a postcard. See.

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Ermm…

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Struggling to get round my bloglist, work getting in the way. But I can report that I received a postcard today (photo to follow). OK, move along now, nothing to see here (although I would suggest the links proffered over there on the right…)

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Language in Danger

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Our world’s cultural richness is being diminished by the ongoing success of English, an English supported by international communications technology and the success of the American way of life. In other words, we have finally built the Babel tower after all, and it broadcasts “The Simpsons.” Discuss.

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So much to say, so little time

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Or is that, so little to say… Other than going to see the Matrix Reloaded again last night, much better the second time around. Ohhh and I’m midway through jotting down some thoughts, but as usual I have stalled about a paragraph in. Anyone got any suggestions to remove this mental block I have? Sledgehammer?…

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3rd?

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Google Search: Search Engine Who says Google ‘fixes’ its search results?

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One of those web things you do

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Unconscious Mutterings (via Alex (via Anne)) – it’s free association time folks… 1. Badminton :: Smash2. Obsessive compulsive :: Terminology3. Prosthetics :: Scary4. Sophistication :: Restaurant5. Hiphop :: Bass6. Stammering :: Embarassment7. Property taxes :: Unfair8. Lowrider :: Bellybutton9. Blowtorch :: Torture10. Formality :: Religion Now I’ve just got to figure out what all that…

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It's not the photo

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Meg proves once again that the best photo’s are often accompanied by a killer comment. Just don’t read it if you have a mouthful of sandwich. Takes ages to get the bits out from your keyboard!

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