Roll up, roll up

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Get your sensationalistic TV viewing here!! First we heard that an abortion will be seen on TV for the first time, now we hear that Christopher Alder’s death will be shown tonight. Christopher Alder, 37, died at Queens Gardens Police Station, Hull, in April 1998.An inquest concluded Mr Alder, who had been arrested for breach…

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Hello Google

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(Does anyone else say the above phrase with the same emphasise as the Motorola ads: Hello Moto? Anyone? Just me then. Right you are). Just found out I’m eighth for the Google Search: buy champagne rhubarb crowns. That is all.

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THAT'S why!!

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I love it when it happens, especially as my muse seemed to have escaped me recently. Admittedly it did mean I was up until 1.30am but such is life. I know that when I get into that mode the worst thing to do is stop. What am I talking about? That ‘lightbulb’ moment, the fulcrum…

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Get a life

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Some of you may have noticed (Graybo alerted me)that a certain UK blog has ceased. The ‘source’ of the reason can easily be found. Shame really, and it must’ve been bad to force Meg to take her site down. Not.so.soft was an early inspiration for me and probably one of the first UK blogs I…

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Setting the standard

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So, who’s got a summer holiday booked? We’ll probably make it out to the in-laws in the south of Spain but I don’t see the budget stretching much further to be honest. Anyway, for all you lot off to sunnier climes (or colder climes, whatever tickles your fancy) be aware that you can’t just chuck…

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Happy Easter from Kinja

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Log into Kinja. Click on “Your account”. Change your first Name to “Dawg” or “Bitch.” Submit changes. Enjoy your new user greeting. via Scribbling.net

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Car searching

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Some useful sites for UK car owners: Auto Express – search for a review, add to your ‘showroom’ and compare specs easily.Parkers – THE pricing guide for the car industry (as used by Auto Express).Car Source – one stop shop for second hand car buys. and finally… Motorpoint – I’m sure this is a great…

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What are you doing?

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I’ll be working tomorrow, trudging to work whilst the majority of the country … don’t. I hope you all have something planned or you will be making a mockery of the fact that I’m in work and you’re not. It’s your duty to do something! Sigh. I’m distracting myself at the moment, NBA is on…

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Damn fool

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Just doing a spot of surfing before I head off to kill some brain cells watching TV when I notice Peter mention that he’d been add to the UK Showcase on Kinja (I’m somewhat amazed that I am too…) I clicked the link and spotted two flaws.1. You can’t easily tell all the sites that…

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As promised

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I’ve crawled to the PC to post the playlist. I’m not well but can’t decide if it was the champagne, Budvar, Drambuie or After Eight cocktails that are to blame. Anyway, here’s the playlist. Thanks for your suggestions.

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Party Playlist Progress

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Adding some Abba, some Jamiroquai, and heading back into 70s disco I think. Thanks for the suggestions so far but I need more!!

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Help!

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“So see you at about 6.30? Ohh and can you bring the iPod and some party music.. thanks, bye!” So I need Party Music – gimme your suggestions – dance, hip hop, disco, pop, rock, etc etc – anything and everything. I’ll post the playlist once it’s done (tomorrow probably), at the moment it varies…

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Bunnies, Eggs, Crucifixes

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I should point out that I am working today, and will be working on Monday as well. We don’t get public holidays but do get a few extra days allowance to compensate. I don’t mind this arrangement, to be honest, as it means I don’t have to sit in Bank Holiday traffic. It does mean…

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Four Deadly Words

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“Make mine a Guinness” (x9) Ma heid’s loupin the day. Fair blootert so I wiz. Hope I dinnae boak. For the foreigners in our midst I suggest the Scottish Vernacular Dictionary may help decipher. And for those wanting to explore the uniqueness of the Glasgow parlance, may I recommend Wir Ain Leid – Glasgow Scots…

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Wandering

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Spot of shopping at lunch time. Spotted this URL on a fly-poster – you know, the ones bands and clubs use and get posted on boarded up windows and doors – www.flypost.it. Describes itself as ‘Guerilla Marketing’. And I thought fly-posting was illegal. Hmmm. Also spotted was that Scottish designer bloke aff the telly. You…

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