Anyone remember Marillion? I do. I was a big fan at one time. In fact back in the days when I was social secretary at The City University and before they were famous, I booked them. I mentioned this in passing on a newsgroup recently and was contacted by someone who is writing a book […]
Last week the Home Secretary, David Blunkett, announced that cannabis we be downgraded to a class C drug in the UK’s legal classification of drugs. The effect of this change will be that possession of small amounts of cannabis will be effectively decriminalised. This follows an experiment along these lines in Lambeth over recent months. […]
It seems that the British summer started today. It’ll no doubt be over by the weekend. It’s too hot to do anything constructive. I can’t think straight. I just want to lie down in a darkened room and listen to Beth Orton records. The weather in the UK isn’t supposed to be like this. I […]
I use Galeon as my web browser of choice. It’s a Gnome browser based on the same software as Mozilla. Generally it’s a really nice browser, but there’s one thing that I seem to have broken. At some point in the past I configured it to not allow popup windows. That’s generally a good idea, […]
Thanks to those nice people at Fotango I now have a nice new t-shirt with my South Park character on it.
Not entirely sure how this happened, but I seem to have become teetotal. For many years I’ve had a habit of staying off alcohol for the month of January. This has met with varying degrees of success over recent years, but generally it’s been getting easier. This year I barely noticed it and when February […]
Actually, I already have another blog. My journal over at use.perl. I guess I’ll keep that for techy, Perl stuff and put more random stuff here. Or something.
Can’t be anyone in the London NooMeeja scene without a blog. So here’s mine.