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Space Patrol

Really enjoying watching this 60s pre-supermarionation puppet show called Space Patrol. Fantastic soundtrack too.

Go me!

So it turns out the best conditions for running a half marathon are freezing cold, a threat of sleet, and wearing just t-shirt and shorts. Comfort leads to slowness. Hastings, last weekend.

Visionary

This guy has seen the future and no longer requires food.

Cardboard

It’s good to see innovation in the webcomic space! mycardboardlife.com

Go Go Hastings United

In the most significant event to occur in my home town for nearly 1000 years, this afternoon Hastings United, currently playing in the prestigious Ryman stationary league, will play Middlesbrough in the 3rd round of the FA cup. UPDATE: they lost

First Sign of the Mayan Apocalypse

Boring Machine

There’s a rather good program on the iplayer at the moment about infrastructure projects by that nice man Evan Davis off the radio: http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b01nd243/Built_in_Britain_Episode_1 It features the BORING MACHINES Ada and Phyllis (they’re German apparently). Blodgett recently alerted me to this excellent website which plots daily the current location of BORING MACHINES!

Accessorising

Got this really cute hemp chalk bag. Climbing is all about the fashion.

Wheee

After being a little sceptical about our corporate day out to Thorpe Park I was pleasantly surprised by it being totally epic.

Mysterious Component

I thought managing over two years without washing machine malfunction was too good to be true. And lo it was. This time a mysterious banging noise was caused by these as yet unidentified components: Foolishly I forgot to ask the engineer what the problem was so washing machine lore has not grown. I’m pretty sure […]