Proper geekery


thanks to Paul for sending me this. It’s all about comments in source code – that’s what programmers write and when it either gets compiled or run in a web browser, that’s what gives you all the dynamic functionality.That’s a dreadful description. When programmers write code, they often put comments into the code to describe…

Bored of cycling / commuter fatigue


I haven’t cycled to work in almost 2 weeks. I am so bored of cycling, I have lost the love. I am sad now, I’ve been cycling and been pretty passionate about it for years and now I just can’t be bothered. The sheer hassle involved in hauling my bike out of the flat, finding…

Buying stuff is hard


That sounds so trite but I’ve been trying to plan a winter wardrobe, I don’t have a lot of wearable clothes after a few years of being utterly skint and buying cheap crap and I need some decent winter clothes. And more importantly some decent shoes. But I have utter fear at spending more than…