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Y'know things that are all the rage? Blogs. Everyone has one; or at least had one before Facebook, Twitter et al diluted the realtime pool.

Since I'm nu-old skool — and watching endless streams of people retweeting the decades old picture of that cat with the lime on its head using bit.ly links is stupefyingly pointless — I figured why not make a blog? The main difference here compared with other people's blogs is that instead of being limited to one topic, you get a little slice of everything all mashed up. I can now omit vowels and apostrophes with impunity.

  • TTIP, ISDS and the contract mismatch

    · 858 words (sucks up about 4 mins)

    The proposed trade deals between the US and Europe are shady at best. Shrouded in secrecy until recently, I couldn’t figure why aspects of it were necessary. Until now.

  • On choosing a good corporate identity

    · 316 words (kills about 2 mins)

    There are some ropey domain names out there that should never have made it past the first round. Note to the world: think before you buy.

  • Eye test technology is always right

    · 447 words (sucks up about 2 mins)

    If opticians want people to visit more regularly and not regard them as wealth-sucking ogres, they’re going to have to start listening.

  • PC World scam laptop buyers

    · 899 words (vacuums up about 4 mins)

    Beware the high street sharks masquerading as “experts”. Their currency is your fear of technology, and it’s easy to turn the tables with a little confidence, saving cash in the process.

  • The Hurt Locket

    · 256 words (laps up about 2 mins)

    Coughs, colds, sneezes, sore throats. Lucky for us we have lozenges like Lockets to soothe our throats and unblock our noses. But what kind of alien substance is the wrapper made of?

  • Top-level domain name madness

    · 293 words (devours about 2 mins)

    Dot-ninja, dot-guru, dot-news… every month there’s a new set of domain names to choose from. But are the choices that sensible?

  • Desperation in spam world

    · 305 words (wastes about 2 mins)

    It’s official, spam companies are getting desperate to attract people’s attention in order to sell products. Just look at these subject lines.

  • The right actor for the job

    · 376 words (munches about 2 mins)

    After all these years of being an avid movie follower, why did I assume there was a rigorous accreditation procedure at Casting Director University?