Monthly Archives: September 2006

Sperm

My impecuniousness has reached such an advanced state (so much so that I am now 29 days into a self-imposed no CD buying amnesty – it would have been easier to go without sex) that, having recently read a headline … Continue reading

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Coy spammers

My e-mail address has obviously found its way on to some spam list, because from about three a week I’m now up to about ten a day. Most of them are the fraudulent bank ones, from spammers who are so … Continue reading

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Salt ‘n’ torpor

Those amongst you using my weblog to gain knowledge of the culture and history of the locations of Conference clubs season 2006-7 (and I defy anybody to find a better use for it at this point) will be relieved to … Continue reading

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Ultimate Chaos

I saw another traffic survey van today, sitting at the top of Cowley Road watching the world go by. I knocked on the window and asked them where the nearest 255 was. “It’s not that kind of survey” they replied. … Continue reading

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Dragons drag on

Peter Jackson, it says here, is “eyeing his next fantasy series”. Apparently the ‘Lord Of The Rings’ trilogy wasn’t enough for him. Now he wants to make ‘Temeraire’, an historical fantasy series which “reimagines the world of the Napoleonic Wars … Continue reading

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The EsseX-Files

As my regular reader will know, with each new fixture that comes around against a team to which I shall affectionately apply the term ‘unknown quantity’, I take the opportunity to do a little research and find out about the … Continue reading

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The Joy Of Parenting

While the duties of parenthood are repetitive, tedious and frustrating, the rewards are inspirational for exactly the opposite reason. You never know at what moment the most extraordinary, unexpected moment of magic is going to appear to remind you that … Continue reading

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