(Warning, this post was started after a couple of glasses of port which turned into about half a bottle by the time I was finished, so I can’t vouch for its coherence. Originally posted to the Headbangers Ballroom on Shadowmarch TWMB).
I finally bought Iron Maiden’s The X Factor (from 1995) today, I had been […]
Two words: Don’t bother.
If you’ve got a cassette deck in your car, get a cassette adpater instead.
If you don’t, then hand the iPod to a passenger (young children work best for this), give them the ear buds, and get them to sing along, loudly.
Either way it’ll work better and sound better […]
Well, the 23rd came and went, and yes, I have finally seen Nightwish live. Not that you can tell from the crappy phone-camera picture on the right. I wish I’d known they were going to let cameras in, then I would have taken mine, but oh well.
It wasn’t a bad concert. I […]
I just finished a bit of a Charles de Lint binge
While I was investigating the panoramic photo stitching program yesterday, I happened to notice that the photo album software they were using to show examples with looked rather promising.
I’ve been looking for decent web photo album software for a while, and I had given up on finding anythting that fitted my requirements. I […]
Recently I’ve been on a bit of a thing about the history of the English Language….it’s always been a topic I’ve found interesting, and recently I came across a couple of books that fed that interest quite satisfyingly..
The first is called “Alphabeta” by John Man.
This is not a book about […]
Title: His Dark Materials
Author: Philip Pullman
His Dark Materials is a trilogy consisting of three novels titled “Northern Lights”, “The Subtle Knife” and “The Amber Spyglass”. My copy has all three books together in a great big impressive hardcover of more than 1000 pages. It’ll look good on the shelf, but it was […]
In my continuing quest to find some way of introducing Caitlin to programming, I’ve tried a few different things…Logo and Python to name a couple..
I actually had the most success with Python- I got her to print out her name a few times and some other simple stuff like that…with Logo she was […]
Conflux was on this weekend, and Tessa came up for it….
I picked her up from the airport first thing on Friday morning, and we then went straight to the movies to see Kill Bill 2 – which definitely lived up to the expectations set by the first one. It includes what I think […]