Reading time: < 1 min Anyone know where I can get a sheet of rubber, about half an inch thick should do it… It’s our washing machine you see (I know what you were thinking, perverts…) I’ve tried wedging it with bits of woods and all sorts but ultimately it ends up shaking them clear. It’s set to spin at […]


Reading time: < 1 min So the nice Telewest man came out, did something outside and now my phone works. He also checked the digibox (TV) and my cable modem. Good idea that, I’d have hated it if he’d buggered them up whilst fixing the phone. However he did something to the cable modem, not sure exactly what, something to […]

Jack of all Trades

Reading time: 2 mins If you’re eating enough fruits and vegetables, you must not give a damn about protein is Jeffrey Zeldman’s response to (amongst others) Standard Angst by Greg Storey. Zeldman’s point is one I can empathise with. It’s very similar to my professional job in approach, as these days, designing for the web encompasses a myriad of […]

Ask and ye shall receive

Reading time: < 1 min No, I’ve not been to see the Passion of the Christ, this is much more unholy than that. I’ll warn you all now, this may not be pretty. However I’m determined to make this site more personal and if that means responding to a request here and there then so be it. With that, I’ll […]

DVD Player

Reading time: 2 mins For those who have asked. The cheap DVD player I bought was a “COMPAKS” (sic) DVD 800. It was bought in Woolworths. The one advantage of these cheapers is that they play most formats, and are easily made to support multi-region DVDs. This means you could, possibly, although you’d be aware of the (il)legalities of […]

Bravo Communication

Reading time: < 1 min I’m not a Moveable Type user, nor do I use TypePad, but that’s not the point. Having just read: Mena’s Corner: Where did those 22 other people come from? I’m struck by the honesty and courage it took to write it. It’s an honest appraisal of personal and company failings, and I’m sure it will […]