Yearly Archives: 2011

Train madness

This is rubbish. A big man chucks a[n allegedly] fair-dodging scroat off of a train and then it’s him who gets pulled up on an assault charge. The fair-dodger’s case still seems to be under advisement. Something seems a bit backwards there.

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Dopey

So it’s been a while since I blogged anything here. The world has been in financial crisis, the Formula 1 has been won by Vettel again, and I’ve been generally entertaining myself with family life and other things. Sadly last week we lost our speckled chicken Dopey. I can only hope that she had a […]

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How does your memory work?

An interesting article on ars technica and BBC news talks about the effect of the Internet on our memories. The essence being that instead of recording actual facts, we’re recording where we might access that information – pointers to facts if you would. I found the opening comments of the article very interesting, as it […]

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WordPress 3.2

WordPress 3.2 is out now. This represents a shift in WordPress, becase it’s the first release to move away from support for legacy browsers and back-end software such as PHP & MySQL. You now need to be running at least PHP 5.2.4 and MySQL 5 to run WordPress, and it will warn you in the […]

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Peter Falk, RIP

Sad news yesterday, as it emerged that Peter Falk, of Columbo fame, has died. He was 83 and had apparently been battling dementia for some years, and was under constant care. It was reported that he’d forgotten about his scruffy police detective character due to the mental illness. He is survived by his wife and […]

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