One Artist Meme

Fr David over at the Vernacular Curate did a Metallica meme, where you answer these questions using song titles by one artist; and so I couldn’t let it pass without pausing (and not for long either) and thinking up some passable submissions for the one true artist, the only true musical obsession that I still […]

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Making the perfect espresso…

Not only does this video demonstrate excellent espresso technique, but it also demonstrates some majorly clever style and editing features. The titles are sumptuous, looking like it is shot through a glass pane, so the title becomes a part of the shop setup The Black & White looks cool except for the actual espresso coming […]

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My Desert Island Discs

For the book I found I had to declare my 10 Desert Island Discs, really quickly. This is a really quick off the top of my head list, so no long introspection. Here goes: State of Independence – Donna Summer Atmosphere – Joy Division Age of Consent – New Order Life’s What You Make It […]

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User Review: Elonex WebBook

This is not a rehash of the manufacturers specs, but a couple of weeks of real-life use of this sub notebook. Although I use an HP laptop for most of my work, and especially for presentations and displays, a 17″ Notebook is a bit bulky for ferrying around everywhere, and doesn’t comfortably fit in my […]

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A no-Loyalty Card

Many of you will know of my serious coffee addiction. It’s almost up there with the French writer Balzac who apparantly used to drink 30 espressos a day and died of heart failure as a result. I have both Costa’s and Starbuck’s cards, and kind friends often send me top-ups as gifts (it’s such a […]

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