Reading time: < 1 min Is it bad that, whilst I do commiserate with my mate and feel sorry for him, I’m still quietly gloating that the hard drive on his shiny widescreen iBook has gone phut? Anyway, if you do have an iBook, then watch out for some very obvious screen glitches/artefacts. Having seen it on Saturday I agreed […]


Reading time: 2 mins Right, that’s the car insurance sorted out. DirectLine were the best of the … ohh 8, 9 places I tried online? The AA were the worst by a good ร‚ยฃ200. No rhyme nor reason to it, but I gave up trying to figure it out ages ago. Of the places I tried only two asked […]

Bring me love

Reading time: 2 mins What a glorious day it is here in sunny Glasgow. Well I’m presuming it is as things look a bit murky through the film of grime on the window to my right. It was certainly quite lovely this morning, and I almost didn’t get on the train, preferring to stand there and full the sun […]


Reading time: < 1 min Friday evening is lost in a blur of Guinness and conversations about “tromboning” and generic viagra. So I’ll move swiftly on to Saturday. Keith stayed with us on Friday night so a leisurely morning, followed by a discussion about his new website (what he wants in it), and then we headed into Glasgow. Couple of […]


Reading time: < 1 min There will be no blogging this weekend because: My best mate is in town tonight and tomorrow, that means a lot of beer Going straight to the pub from work tonight Out most of day tomorrow – beer, Revenge of the Sith, food, more beer Sunday and (hangover permitting) either out in garden (weather permitting), […]

On your marks

Reading time: < 1 min To which of these ethnic groups do you consider you belong? White British Any other white background Mixed White and Black Caribbean White and Black African White and Asian Any other Mixed background Asian or Asian British Indian Pakistani Bangladeshi Any other Asian background Black or Black British Caribbean African Any other Black background Chinese […]