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Thursday 31 August 2006

What's that coming over the hill....

The Automatic: What's that coming over the hill. Connor & James in unison: Is it a hamster? Is it a hamster? The Automatic: What's that coming over the hill. C & J: Is it a hamster? Is it a hamster?...

Valentines Card

I started clearing some of my stuff out of my desk today in preparation for leaving my job in 15 days time (how scary is that?). In my desk draw I found this hand drawn (traced?) Valentines card from Sharon....

Monday 28 August 2006

Our Kids

Aren't they cute?...


The last month or so has been a difficult one for me. Following a whirlwind interview process but a protracted wait for a formal job offer, I've been offered and accepted a new job as VAT Manager with Dains, an...

My "poorly" jumper...

Boys and girls, this is my poorly jumper. It's an item of clothing that has been with me for in excess of 10 years and it's one of the most comfortable, comforting things I own. Unfortunately, Sharon hates it with...

Wednesday 16 August 2006

Psychic Philippine Judge made decisions assisted magic dwarfs

Judge Florentino Floro Jr., a Philippine Judge, was recently ruled to be unfit to perform his duties. The Judge apparently claimed to be psychic and able to predict the future. When making his decisions he would go into a meditative...

Friday 11 August 2006

We beat our children!!!

OK. First up. We don't beat our kids. At all. Quite definitely. It's a joke. However, for the second time in three weeks Connor has injured himself. If we're not careful, someone will genuinely think we hit him. Tonight, Connor...

Thursday 10 August 2006

Horse Racing and Texas at Newmarket

Last Friday, 4 August, Sharon and I went to Newmarket Races with my boss and work colleagues. Sharon and I bet about 20 a time on each of the 6 races of the evening, a total of 120, but managed...

Wednesday 9 August 2006

How and Why? Weird Spam

I received an email today that was addressed to me and cc'd to Sharon. On 09/08/06, Elena wrote: Dear friend, I found ayour picature on one of the websites, can we talk to each other? I mibght be coming to...

Thursday 3 August 2006

Jessica Simpson does a "Christina"

js757, originally uploadedby coast.trash Following hot on the heels of Christina Aguilera's blue see-through top comes Jessica Simpson. Not wishing to be out-done by her rival pop starlet, Jessica reveals all in a blue see-through dress. Is this deliberate?...

Wednesday 2 August 2006

Top Gear Archives

Top Gear has to be one of the most consistently superb programmes on British Television (which we know is the best in the World, making Top Gear one of the best programmes ever). Unfortunately, Sunday night is not always the...

Google Content Blocker

I know I'm particularly slow, but I missed this new offering from Google: Google Content Blocker...

Advice on buying a dog


Tuesday 1 August 2006

Another "good guy" falls

It's funny how you build up a mental image of the famous people. How you expect them to be. Some people you just feel are "good guys" and some people are not. For some reason, I always thought Mel Gibson...

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