BB

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Alex owns up to an addiction, and following his lead I will do the same. My name is Gordon McLean, and I’m a Big Brother-oholic. Yes Big Brother 4 starts on Friday. Yes I’ll be watching the, and yes I will comment on it here (hopefully in passing mainly).

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True Desktop

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So are you feeling voyeuristic? Yes, yet another little photo submission thing:1. True Desktop Entry – Work Desk – taken using my camera phone.2. True Desktop Entry – Home Desk – taken using my camera.

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Judgement call

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Porto won the UEFA Cup.With more than a little help from the referee. I’m a lot more pissed off than I expected about this, I wouldn’t have minded Celtic losing if they had lost fair and square, unfortunately they lost to a team of divers aided by some awful refereeing. Still, Celtic take a lot…

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Heads you choose the red pill

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I have a dilemma. Do I watch Celtic in the UEFA Cup final, or do I go and see the Matrix? I’m swaying towards the football as, with our UGC passes, I can see the Matrix as many times as I want in the coming weeks, and I’ll buy the DVD when it comes out,…

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Social Software

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Having heard and read this term a few times recently I’ve done a little digging, and come up with the following, which you may or may not find useful. Working definition of social software by Tom at plasticbag, with some equally good points in the comments. Are You Ready for Social Software?“It’s a sprawling, tentacled…

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Mono Stereo

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Whilst I remember – trying listening to some music using only one headphone. I do this at work so I can keep one ear ‘open’, and it throws up some gems – Marvin Gayes – Heard it through the Grapevine is ideal for this effect, the drums are all loaded to the left hand channel,…

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.. on the QT and definitely hush-hush…

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ukbloggers-discuss mailing list is currently hosting an ‘interesting’ discussion concerning the possible, maybe, start of a discussion about discussing the possibility of arranging a UK conference for something remotely blog related, or in that general sphere of the internetwebthingy. OK, I’m taking the piss slightly, but there are several (at least 3) bright people making…

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Read fodder

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Karen at Rise is looking for your top five books. Here’s mine: 1. American Tabloid – James EllroyMainly for the writing style, and in part for my fascination with this particular time period in American history (around the Kennedy assasination), a wonderful twist on the topic. 2. White Trash – John KingStraightforward enough to read,…

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Car Insurance update

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Yes, the next riveting episode in the saga. is it a saga if it’s only two entries long? Clarification first: Elephant are owned by Admiral. The main difference is that, with Elephant you have to pay your premium in one go. Direct Line were the most expensive, topping Churchill by a further £80, More Th>n…

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Beep, beep… beep, beep… YEAH!

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Car insurance time again. The last three years I’ve thanked my lucky stars for the internet as it has saved me dealing with 20 minute phone calls, repeating the same information over and over and over and over and over and over and ….. So, that’s what I’ll be doing tonight… so far Admiral (current…

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Pah

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NOT going on hiatus, but lacking any impetus to post. Hey, that’s what a blogroll is for… ehh.. isn’t it?

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Cold Turkey Mood

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OK, so I’ve not taken any Pharmaton for a few days but still feel a bit bleuch (no headaches thankfully) so I’m guessing that it’s not the drugs then… hmmm… And I don’t know if it is connected in anyway but I’ve been in a thoroughly hacked off mood for the last day or so,…

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Odd news

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MSP sets record straight on gay jibe. OK, it’s not that odd, in fact the only odd thing about it is the fact that the Green MSP mentioned, Patrick Harvie, is a guy I went to school with. And FOR the record, I think his proposed Bill on Civil Partnership agreements is a big step…

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Awwww bless

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The night end in tears, but in a good way, bride and groom bawling their eyes out because they were so happy (NOT as one member of our party put it “because they are glad that is over” I’m sure 😉 Top night, bride and groom quite happily intoxicated, and the usual myriad of in-jokes…

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Better

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Dunno, a migraine two days in a row? Or a reaction to the daily Pharmaton? I think the latter and can back it up as, having not had any today, I’m still awake, my head doesn’t feel like someone is repeatedly kicking it in the same spot, over and over and over… and I don’t…

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