Brussels II: ManneKen-Pis(sed?)

Despite the late night, Brussels beckoned on the morning of our first full day. One of the deciding factors in choosing the Scandic Grand Place was its inclusive buffet breakfast, at which we could shamelessly stuff our bellies to save money on food later. So stuffed, we trotted out into Bruxelles, data-less on our phones […]

Tweet Me Right

Last week I heard in the news that Twitter had bought Tweetie and turned it into their official client. “Tweetie…” thought I, “is that one I’ve tried?” Like most people, I found the idea of Twitter, when explained to me, thoroughly uninspiring. I believe it was this post by the legendary Wil Wheaton that convinced […]

“Press ‘Play’ on that one, and ‘Record’ on that one.”

I heard someone say it today at STV.  It about sums up the best of my childhood, that.  From copying a rental edition of Empire Strikes Back (later paying for it twice on VHS and again on DVD, not to mention the cinema tickets for the re-release) to making mix tapes to impress a girl, […]

And the Oscar goes to… Meryl Streep for Margo MacDonald! [Cue applause.]

In short, she’s the kind of gutsy, down-to-earth, yet highly intelligent heroine who gives Julia Roberts or Meryl Streep the chance to win Oscars. She cuts through the bull as a matter of course and can smell the shite in anyone else’s argument a mile away.

iPhone, you phone, we all phone for iPhone!

The WordPress app for my phone never used to recognise this blog, and now it does. This pleases me, and to celebrate, I’m blogging directly from my phone for the first time. The problem, boredom-seekers, lay with my xmlrpc.php file. Understand that before installing the WordPress app, I had no idea what an xmlrpc.php file […]