Monthly Archives: October 2012

TechieTalk: Play Misty For Me: Free Media Players for Windows

There are those favourite bits of media, be it music or movies, that you want to play over and over again. For me, it’s great movies and music like 2001: A Space Oddessey, or Camille Saint-Saëns’ Aquarium from The Carnival … Continue reading

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Jimmy Choo’s Eau De… Shoes?

You have got to question the wisdom of buying perfume from a bloke who’s famous for shoes.  Maybe I should squeeze my soggy gym trainers into a fancy bottle.

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#Elementary, My Dear Watson… Again, Already! #TV #UK

Gordon Bennett!  It seems like only yesterday that Guy Ritchie rebooted Holmes, then Sherlock came to the BBC and now there’s another one!  This time Johnny Lee “Sickboy/Zero Cool” Miller and Lucy “Luscious” (just made that one up) Liu take … Continue reading

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TechieTalk: Digital Cameras and Other News

The latest tech isn’t always readily available to the retail market outside the fevered imaginations of tech editors. But, given the length of time the following digital cameras have been on the market, they shouldn’t be too difficult to track … Continue reading

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Life Doesn’t Suck, But Hard Manual Labour Does

I have just spent the entire damn day schlepping to, from and around a post-apocalyptic, and possibly radioactive, mud-floored, open-air storage park.  A delightful day of having one’s fingernails bloodied and wrecked by chains, ratchet straps and sharp edges, almost … Continue reading

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#Ahhh #Nothing In Particular Happening, What’s Everyone Else Up To Out There?

You know that photo of my knuckles with “N-E-R-D” biro’d across them?  My mum took one look at it and then asked me why I had the word “N-E-R-O” scrawled on my fingers.  The emperor “Nero”?  Whyaaah? I really should … Continue reading

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#UK #TV’s New Witchy Comedy on #ITV2: #Switch Is Frothy Fun

I just caught the repeat of last night’s new supernatural comedy Switch.  OK, so I’m a bloke and this is quite clearly chick-TV, but I still found it enjoyable and frothy as an Italian soda.  It’s sort of like if … Continue reading

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