I love Amazon’s AutoRip feature. For just a few quid extra you get a real physical product and the convenience of downloading MP3s right now. Recently though I’ve noticed cases where Amazon wants you to pay more to not receive the CD in the post. E.g. I came across these two in the last few […]
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I was recently alarmed to discover that my tea making regime is not ISO 3103 compliant. I have amended my practices and suggest you do also lest a surprise inspection visit from ISO Technical Committee 34 (Food products), Sub-Committee 8 (Tea) finds you non-compliant.
After a hiatus of over 20 years I got another Pirate Lego set for Christmas! My parents tracked down from eBay the one set I was missing from the 1989/90 Pirate range, 6270 “Forbidden Island”. Got all the bits and the original instructions! Flag was a bit borked by I replaced it with a spare […]
This evening I went running for exactly 41 minutes 41 seconds and 41 hundredths of a second.
Ah, the humble can of compressed air: is there any problem it can’t solve? Just now with his sidekick Henry he managed to repair my dead CPU fan!
Sometimes the single week programmes are on iPlayer is a little too short: (On this. Really good documentary BTW, no hurry to watch it…)
After having fallen into disrepair my parents’ garden train is now up and running! Unfortunately since this photo was taken the viaduct was attacked by a mob of Luddite snails. Said snails became rather ill afterwards. Serves them right.
I have previously congratulated running sock manufacturers on their clear labelling of left and right socks. However, I unfortunately managed to bring two right running socks back home to Hastings which I can assure you is much worse than having two ambiguous unlabelled socks.
Ah, Swindon. Who hasn’t dreamed of visiting that mythical Wiltshire town? I know I certainly have since I started walking along the ridgeway last week. So armed with maps and ample supplies I returned by bus to where I’d left off last time and headed west. It’s a primal landscape dotted with iron age hill […]
Massive discounts at Argos!