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Hair today

Spent a good two hours this weekend doing battle against the fluff. When we first got the cats, we had, for various reasons, two hoovers: an Oreck (the hot rod of hoovers: huge engine, design straight from the 1950s, sounds like the end of the world, won’t go around corners) and our old Electrolux (nondescript […]

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Oh dear oh dear

We found out that Boris had won – or was pretty much guaranteed to win – at about 3pm yesterday when Paddy Power paid out winnings to those who had bet on him winning. How depressing. In the immortal words of Kent Brockman: I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: democracy doesn’t work. […]

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The nadir of Web 2.0

The horrors of the web, in increasing order of pointlessness: Twitter A Twitter client for Second Life A Wiki about a Twitter client for Second Life A Facebook Wiki application that interfaces with a Twitter client for Second Life A Tumblr page quoting an iChat conversation about a Facebook Wiki application that interfaces with a […]

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But is it art?

I’m not normally prone to fits of Google-bashing – Google is my homepage (search bar be damned, I want a really big box to type keywords into), the only way that I manage to find anything online without tearing my own hair out* and, as far as I’m concerned, if the company takes over the […]

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