Month: February 2005

lobe

Getting creative with office supplies – #3: paper clips It’s been a slow week. #2: staples #1: Blu-tak

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pack

The last cigarette I smoked was two years ago exactly. A half-cigarette at 7AM to be precise – a helpful trick from Alan Carr’s Easy Way To Stop Smoking to ease withdrawal symptoms on the day you quit. It has

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loos

I have not got much luck when it comes to visiting the little boys’ room at work now, have I? First there was the logged log. Then, last week, as I sitting on the throne and texting a mate, somebody

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rear

One week into my thirty-ninth year of age, my body has decided to cruelly remind me of the passing of time. The nagging backache that started in early December turned into an unbearable pain that had me wandering restlessly from

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links for 2005-02-22

Bodybuilding.com – Exercise Guide Database! Learn the proper form to ALL exercises! Pics and Videos! Search for exercises and learn the correct form with picture and video guides! Get the best results possible and stay safe while lifting. (categories: exercise

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cake

Rich chocolate cake mix? Yeah, you wish. That is Dr B’s grout for the bathroom floor tiles, mixed in a salad bowl with a wooden spoon and spread in between the tiles with a non-stick frying spatula. And then we

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wide

Marcus‘ birthday party last Saturday. Fantastic fingerfood and some (most) of South London’s (and Nottingham‘s) sexiest men. Might have been the food, might have been the men, but I found myself smearing some dip on my lips and pretending to

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blur

I’ll probably regret this. I am about to lose any credibility left. I am such a muppet sometimes. Don’t think I’m proud of this. But: Saw Sideways (which by the way I totally recommend). Thought I was going to watch

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trod

Popping out to the new IKEA store in Edmonton. If we’re not back by dinner time send a search party. UPDATE: So, IKEA Edmonton. Perhaps as a consequence of the opening night stampede, there is security standing around everywhere. A

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links for 2005-02-19

CuteLittleBlokes Bear Cartoons Send a photo of yourself and have it turned into a cute little bloke caricature (categories: cartoon bear)

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tone

The annoying crazy frog ringtone. Di-ding ding ding ding wroom-wroom. I still have not heard a single mobile phone using it. Just a lot of hype? Here is the story of how it started, as a joke from a Swedish

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long

One of my Christmas cards was delivered yesterday. The absurdity of it all is that it’s the one that was meant to travel the shortest distance (addressee’s flat is ten minutes away on foot). It was marked “Missent to Guyana”.

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wire

Getting creative with office supplies – #2: staples

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tack

Getting creative with office supplies – #1: Blu-Tack

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lent

So it’s Ash Wednesday and for the first time I have decided to follow the great British tradition of giving up something for lent. Funny how I never heard of it when I was living in France and in Italy.

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pome

I’m crap at this, and yet I’ll have a try I’m crap at this, and yet I’ll have a try At doing what he does so well for mates; Namely, to make these few words soar and fly While birthday

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move

So that’s it: I have given up my flat and officially moved in with Dr B. As of last night I do not have a place for myself to retreat to if I ever wanted to be on my own

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links for 2005-02-05

Do you know your awareness bracelets? A colour-by-colour guide to the multitude of rubber wristbands, from yellow for testicular cancer to orange for self-harm. (categories: wristband awareness support livestrong cancer)

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twos

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