I very nearly lost it today.
If I had been armed, or an American – which amounts to the same thing – I would no doubt by now be in a police cell. There would have however been a pile of corpses strewn across the crisply polished floors of the new M&S food hall on [...]
This little beauty is heading my way. My first ever iPod with a colour screen – yee ha! The shuffle will still be used for walks, it’s more impervious to sweat, but the nano will be used the rest of the time. Nice.
So French mime artiste Marcel Marceau has died. I am lost for words.
Actually I’m not. Mime – what is it good for? Absolutely nothing.
Well my good tournament run came to an end at the hands of Eddie, Mr. W’s friend. I came in 5th out of 8 which was disappointing, even though I could not have done much better with the cards I had. I was dealt “the Hamilton” about 6 times, and while fun, it’s not a [...]
There’s a general rule about bird spotting which is, if you cannot be 100% sure when identifying a species, you cannot add it to your lists. Rules are made to be broken.
When looking out the window at work, I saw a speedy flash of blue dart from the quayside under the bridge at Leith’s [...]
I’ve been enjoying my poker recently – for two reasons.
First, in my favourite game of no limit Texas Hold’em I have been doing very well in the on-line tournaments I’ve entered. Of the last five tournaments I’ve entered, I’ve won four and was second in the fifth. My poker bank roll is now very [...]
This image serves as a poignant reminder of the lives stolen and the destruction brought about by culturally inferior terrorists. Remembering back to that day, my first reaction on seeing the pictures of the attack was “This means war.” The trouble is that Bush and Rumsfeld picked the wrong war. They have managed to [...]