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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 links isn't Like-worthy — 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.

  • How now brown Slough

    · 155 words (munches less than a minute)

    I think I may be the first person in history to write something positive about this bizarre industrial town. Well, almost.

  • A question of opposites

    · 211 words (sucks up less than a minute)

    Who would invent a language with well-defined constructs and prefixes, then go and smash all the rules? Only English could do it to this degree.

  • Street lingo

    · 258 words (devours about 2 mins)

    I’m so uncool. I’ve started campaigning for proper English usage. Word.

  • To facebook or not to facebook

    [1 comment] · 667 words (devours about 3 mins)

    The unfortunate rise of the nerb. I heart your mum lol. Facebook me later, blud.

  • Lost in translation

    · 31 words (wastes less than a minute)

    When translating sites from foreign languages to English, always be aware of the potential pitfalls of using the wrong word.

  • Multilinguality

    · 1448 words (devours about 7 mins)

    Some people speak English, French, German, Spanish, Russian and Swedish. I speak BASIC, 68000, C, Tcl, awk, PHP

  • On being a Textpattern developer

    [2 comments] · 781 words (eats up about 4 mins)

    A recent addition to the Textpattern development crew, here’s a little personal insight into the mindset behind that Bloke on the forum.

  • Censorship for an Instant

    · 271 words (eats up about 2 mins)

    Google Instant has been visited by the rude police, but they’re not very discriminate.