Archive of: On life in general

Mobile Phones

I’m thinking of changing from Vodafone to Orange, due to Vodafone being stupidly expensive when making calls to phones on other networks and most of the people that I call regularly are on Orange.

However, I also want a phone that I can use to check my email with and [...]

New Site

If you are seeing this, you are at my new site – I’m not entirely sure when everything will transfer over here.

The old site was based on a very old CMS that I wrote myself and I don’t really have time to keep updated or add to so I [...]

My little sister ...

.. is doing a 24 hour blogathon in aid of Oxfam here … go leave bizarre comments to help keep her awake…

Too Darn Hot

It’s very hot and sticky here, I’m from the North, I don’t recollect it ever getting close to this hot up in Newcastle (I do however remember standing waiting for buses at 6a.m. in gale force winds and sleet …) I am working surrounded by fans and an underpowered aircon [...]

As if it's not enough ...

… that Canon Jeffrey John has half of the Anglican Church up in arms about his appointment as Bishop of Reading, it has been noted that he bears more than a passing resemblance to Elton John (via Wibsite).

promoting your business

I know this feeling so well.

I’ve just got back from a Chamber of Commerce event, one of these things where you have to stand up and give a three minute presentation about your business. I really don’t like doing this. I sit in my seat feeling the impending doom [...]

Icky colds

Drew, the Small person and I have had horrible colds this last week, over the bank holiday as well. No fun.

Last week saw local elections for much of the UK, I had my first experience of local politics going to act as a ‘teller’ at the polling station for [...]

Must do better

I’ve just been looking over this site, it kind of needs updating …

I am not 26 anymore, neither is The Small Person four and a half
I passed my course in World Religions
I am only managing to post to this blog 2 or 3 times a month [...]

Two sides to every story

I was about to flame someone on usenet but decided not to, it would have fallen on deaf ears anyway. Almost every newsgroup or mailing list I’m on seems to have someone who is reporting the war only from their viewpoint. On and on they post, reporting only the news [...]


Last night, as I was putting the small person to bed, I couldn’t help but think of the Iraqi parents who were preparing for the worst … what do you tell your kids when you are expecting bombing to start?

I oppose this war, as do many people both in the [...]

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