Category Archives: christmas_2008

Generic New Year Blogpost

Posts by Brennig and Looby have reminded me that I’m coming to the end of the ideal time for both retrospective and forward-looking blog posts about these two years, the border of which last night, pumped up on port and … Continue reading

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If it's not spring yet then I'm staying put

Christmas has been and gone, and left me with a redux of the cold I started the season with just over a week ago. That cold in turn was some weeks old, lying dormant in my lungs as I ceased … Continue reading

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Twas the green flashing status light before Christmas

It turns out to be trivially easy to “hack into” the Skyfi at one’s parents-in-law’s house (the password is printed on the underside of the router), but I do have to return to the merry throng presently and be sociable … Continue reading

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When the fluman brings the flu

I began a two-week holiday with a typically boisterous and exciting work Christmas do on Friday afternoon; by yesterday midday, my hangover was giving way to a tickly cough; today I have a full-blown cold. But oddly it hasn’t particularly … Continue reading

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My carbon audit for 2008

I track my main sources of carbon emissions using The Carbon Account. You put in your mileage—it works out your car’s efficiency from its make and model—and your meter readings—it works out your electricity’s greenness from your provider—and it does … Continue reading

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Another Pocketful of Lies, free to your door this Christmas

For those of you not paying much attention (I don’t blame you), Quiet little Lies has had a new revamp, quieter but more fundamental than before. Expect new content, more often. There’s even a LiveJournal syndication for those who fancy … Continue reading

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