Month: July 2004

flix

I had not set foot in a movie theatre since last summer, and now I have been twice in the last four days. Mini-reviews: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (see below): the books get more intriguing mature as

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maxi

Things to do if your boyfriend appreciates the Harry Potter saga and you’ve just seen the first two movies and decided it’s not your cup of tea: read the books: you’d be pleasantly surprised at how enjoyable they are; treat

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list

One of Dr B.’s mates has put the whole gang on the guest list for Shaun & Joe tonight. This particular mate is well known for getting thrown out of almost all the venues we went to. Last time the

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size

Yesterday lunchtime. Darius* to personal trainer: “I’d like to be bigger here (points at pecs) and slimmer here (waist). And a lot bigger here (points at biceps) and a little bit bigger here (triceps). Rest of the gym: “Don’t we

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bird

Tracy Island Trafalgar Square this afternoon: View a gallery of Thunderbird 3 in Trafalgar Square promoting ‘Thunderbirds – The Movie’ Visit the ‘Thunderbirds – The Movie’ website Download the theme song ‘Thunderbirds Are Go!’ by Busted from the Chartsingles.net website

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food

Excerpt from Ursula Ferrigno’s ‘Truly Italian’ book of Italian cooking): What I ate the past weekend: “To learn about Italian food is to understand Italian people – their respect for food and the role that it has played in their

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deaf

Because of the recent spam comments attack, as of now you are not allowed to comment on posts that are more than thirty days old, unless a post has been modified during the last seven days. (Download MT plugin here)

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scum

Have people nothing better to do than to target my poor excuse for a weblog with a massive comment spam attack? It’s been going on since last night and I simply fail to understand why I’ve been hit with over

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clip

Has Kylie released a video for Secret (Take You Home) or have I been pop-clip-dreaming again? (Slept with the TV on and woke up with the most vivid video treatment I’ve had since Madonna‘s Rescue Me back in 1991)

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airy

One of the key elements of a weblog is its immediacy, even at the small price of the occasional spelling mistake or broken link. For the past few weeks I’ve been making electronic notes containing embryos of posts, many of

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case

Ryanair is considering banning passengers from checking in luggage. The argument is that their flights are so cheap, people can afford to buy a hair-dryer during their holidays and leave it there. The airline has also ordered cheaper aircraft without

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mail

Bitful – now with email address. Again. There used to be a “catch-all” email address connected to this site, and although I took great care in trying to hide it from address-harvesting bots (codes to replace characters, and an image

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rear

Yesterday I overcame weeks of hesitation and proudly came out to my line manager over a couple of lunchtime pints at the pub. He replied that he has no problem with me being gay, in fact he added that he

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poof

Happy Gay Christmas everyone. I’ll be “doing the march parade“. Because I’m worth it. And will also “do the park“, but only because I’ve got a VIP wristband. Unless it rains. Unless the “couple of drinks” in Soho with the

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junk

I share an office with two guys who eat crisps all day long. They each open a first noisy packet of salt-and-vinegar at 9AM and keep munching through cheese-and-onion and beef-barbeque throughout the day. As there is absolutely no justice

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