Archive for October 2002

Happy Halloween!

Thursday, October 31st, 2002

Not only does he make a good jack o’lantern, he made a mighty fine soup.…

Who knew despair could be so hilarious?

Wednesday, October 30th, 2002

Considering my sense of humor, I suppose it should stand to reason that despair.com would have me close to tears with laughter. The URL alone is funny, and the incidental stuff on the website (fake press releases, etc.) is a riot, too - but the "demo…

That was when I saw the Pendulum.

Wednesday, October 30th, 2002

Ooh, what a fun website! First Lines is, at the site says itself, "a sort of literacy test". It’s a collection of the opening sentences of books. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to guess the corresponding book for each ope…

Guns + unbridled aggression - gun control = no problem whatsoever

Tuesday, October 29th, 2002

<sarcasm> Well, whatever you do, don’t mention gun control (three different links, folks!). Don’t even think about it. It’s pointless. It wouldn’t work. It’s unconstitutional. If you take guns away from "innocen…

Weeding a garden of books.

Saturday, October 26th, 2002

As someone who has never, and could never, just throw a book into the garbage, yet who finds her own bookshelves crammed with ever-expanding rows and layers of books both read and unread, I can certainly sympathize with the sentiments in this article: So…

Pointers

Thursday, October 24th, 2002

Just three quick things. One, there’s a new article here, in case anyone missed it.…

In awe of Omniglot

Thursday, October 24th, 2002

The strange beauty and power of letters.…

Leggo my Lego.

Friday, October 11th, 2002

Holy cow. And I thought the Imperial Star Destroyer was cool.…

A-rockin' and a-rollin'

Sunday, October 6th, 2002

It seems that whenever I haven’t been working lately, I’ve been sitting in the recording studio pictured below. That’s the Church Road Studio in Hove, where Salter Cane was laying down the grooves last week in some long-haul, late-night…