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My new XBox

April 24, 2015 - 10:34 -- Admin

It's taken a few months, but the last of the equipment destroyed by the Storm Gods has been replaced by the insurer and installed. So I now have a new working Sony Bravia hooked up to a new Xbox One. The television is a bit of a wonder, and not because it's a 3-D model; there's almost no 3-D content to play on it.

After London

April 21, 2015 - 10:54 -- Admin

The Public Doman Review has one of the first post-apocalyptic novels published in the English on it's site, a lovely digital copy of 1911's After London.

The dense curlicues of Edwardian era language can take some getting used to. (I'd have deleted the first sentence, for instance, and started cold with the second which is much punchier.

Writing tools

April 16, 2015 - 19:48 -- Admin

I was asked over on the Twitterz which writing programs I used, and what music I listen while using them. That is not a question to be answered in 140 characters. But I"ll answer succinctly as I can.

It's electric!

April 9, 2015 - 16:01 -- Admin

Completed the process of turning over my old, 2-stroke powered lawnmower and whipper snipper to shiny new electric versions recently. I feel I've used them enough to make a call on whether it was a good idea.

It was.

007 mini binge

April 7, 2015 - 11:05 -- Admin

One of the joys of having a Stan subscription is their full collection of James Bond films. From Dr No to Skyfall. My all time fave Bond is probably still Casino Royale because you gotta love a rebooted origin story. It was one of the first things I watched on Stan. (I think Breaking Bad might have been the first).

Possum showdown. Shit's getting' real

April 7, 2015 - 10:22 -- Admin

"Let's say a guy had a possum problem. Hypothetically speaking, you understand. And let's say that our guy was in the market for another guy to take care of his possum problem. How would our guy go about securing the services of this other guy who would have, let's say, just hypothetically, a certain moral flexibility on and around the question of dealing with said possum?"