Monthly Archives: October 2006

Getting It Perfect

I know of various wise people who have stated that something is only complete when there’s nothing left to take out. In other words, the natural process of refining something should include streamlining and removing redundancy. I agree with that. … Continue reading

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Everybody in the House Say Weigh-oh

House hunting hasn’t been incredibly good fun. Arranging a mortgage hasn’t been a barrel of laughs. Surveys, where someone is paid to have a bit of a look around a house, haven’t felt like incredibly good value for money (I’ve … Continue reading

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I Have, Quite Literally, No Idea

Every so often, I find a genuine web page which makes no sense: Click for enlargement Answers on a postcard.

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Free Willy

This has been a weekend of movies. Totally not included in the list of movies was the one about the whale. Incidentally, I think that not enough is made of the way that movie titles are translated into other languages. … Continue reading

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Re-Reading

I had kept the book Decipher for re-reading and lending to other people. I thought that it would make a good alternative to the Da Vinci Code, since it is filled full of comparative mythology and religious debunking. When I … Continue reading

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eMail Order Bride

What would you reply if you got this? Date: 14:22 27th Oct 2006 From: “Nataly Morozova” To: Ashley Frieze Subject: New mail for you from Nataly from Russia Hello!I am Nataly. To talk about my personal qualities I`l try to … Continue reading

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The Scales Fell From My Eyes

I started that title off with the intention of making a vague pun on the word “scale” as I’m about to make some comment about weightloss. However, having brought it up, I realised that I’ve no idea what the expression … Continue reading

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Lunchtime Futility

I went for a haircut this lunchtime. I don’t know why I bother. I don’t have a lot of hair and when it’s removed, I look only marginally different. I think I must just like the attention, even if it … Continue reading

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Should 'a' bin a wiki

There has been some further development of Burberry and Broccoli, a wordplay based warble about how not to run a software team. The best in-road to this rubbish is the Agilistaist Glossary which reads a bit like a Devil’s Dictionary. … Continue reading

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Cancellation

Some things are easily cancelled – a quick email and it’s as if it never happened. Some things are not so easy.

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