Neither rain, nor snow, nor blinding sinus infection…

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I just spent the last three days in bed. It’s not as much fun as it sounds; rather than, say, three days in bed with my nearest and dearest, a magnum of champagne and a few dozen oysters, this was instead three days of blinding pain, sinus infection and a fever that left me sweating […]

Yeah, it’s like that…

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So many deadlines, such a small amount of time.  So this will be brief. CNET.com.au. Review. Mine. Live now. Enjoy. Samsung A411: “Either way, it doesn’t look very good, and has the tendency to jab into your personal parts if you stuff it in a pants pocket…”

Baron Silas Greenback, The World’s Most Villainous Toad

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At around 2:30-3:00am this morning, my wife woke me up. Now, regular readers of this blog — that’s right, both of you — will be aware that that particular hour has a special significance around these parts. Specifically, for all three of our children, I’ve been woken up by my wife to inform me that […]

Ow. My hand hurts…

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But, all in all, it’s a pain I’m willing to bear. As it was scraped away by Lita as we just caught her! Huzzah! Feeling slightly less awful now. Now, if I could just work out where Harriet is…

Venting. Upset.

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So bear with me. Today, y’see, two of our three cats went missing. These are the cats that were a housewarming present when we moved in, and, today aside, the two that are missing had never been outside. In fact, if you’d asked me, I would have pointed out that one of them is (or […]

Can there be anything finer than being declared the All-Ireland Piano Accordion champion?

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Because I don’t think so. Although one has to wonder why there was a lull in competition in the late 1970’s. Perhaps some kind of dastardly IRA plot? Actually, there are probably things that are finer. The smile of a baby, the colours of a fresh field of flowers, the curves of a beautiful woman, […]

Got an AK-47, well you know it makes me feel alright…

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“There’s no feeling any greater, Than to shoot first and ask questions later…” CNET.com.au has just published my latest review. If you hurry, you’ll get the special premium bonus centerfold edition of the review!* Acer PD727: “The PD727 is a large projector — 350 x 282 x 119mm ain’t small by any stretch of the […]