Under Construction

Happy anniversary, WWW.

30 April 2013 · Net Culture

The No-Such-Thing-As Society

Charlie Brooker’s apps that will transform your life.

Meiecundimees üks Korsakov läks eile Lätti [via Dr Buckles].

How The Inbetweeners was created.

SF author John Crowley on The Next Future.

Darth Baby’s Lightsaber.

Thumbs and Ammo.

These boots were made for tramping: Steve Bell, Mark Steel and Russell Brand on Thatcher’s death.

Read More · 18 April 2013 · Weblog

Skirting the Issue

It’s well past time I got this blog moving again. I would blame pressures of work, except that the issue until a few weeks ago was actually skirting:

New skirting board in our attic

Twenty-three metres of it, to be exact. Buying and priming and painting and fitting all of that took a while. Then there was the gloss painting of handrails and railings, painting of staircase walls, and other extended DIY that only fitted around work and family life with difficulty, all compressed into as few weeks as possible so that we could host two rounds of family visitors in the guest beds in our new upstairs room. Lots of late nights and lost weekends.

Read More · 17 April 2013 · Journal

March 2013