Category Archives: The common man

The human side of Mr Speaker

My Life – In Computer Years

Nothing like a major milestone to throw you into a whirl of nostalgic self-reflection. Today I’m 30. 30 years old. Here is a very nerdy retrospective of the computers that made up my life…

Technical Difficulties and Brain Surgery

Sorry about the wierdness around here folks… I’ve been away for a spot of brain surgery. The craniotomy so far has not given me any of the special gifts promised by trepanning. I’ll keep a third eye on it though. In other Mr Speaker news, while I was gone my hosting provider (smartyhost) decided to […]

Happy 51th Post!

Happy 51th Post

Beer o’clock. Beer o’clock.

A handy tool for tracking the time ’till that sweet, sweet end-of-week beer: Beer o’clock – the firefox extension

Playing with food

Nutrigrain E.T, and Statle and Waldorf wasabi-peas. What more could you want for your birthday?

The Old Lady and the handdrier machine

The old lady and the magpies Google may have noticed that I recently deleted a whole swag of posts from this blog. The posts were all titled “The old woman at the bus stop who I cycle past everyday said:” and the body of the posts contained a (usually one sentance) transcript of what the […]

Ferries change their tune

..In a move that could only be described as uninteresting, the ferry greetings and warnings have been re-recorded and altered.