Currently trying out Feedly

Just an example of what I’ve been setting it up like.

Having complained earlier yesterday about the lack of non-Olympics news in my life, I decided that I needed to up my RSS game. I’ve been using Google Reader for a while for getting at my fave podcasts plus industry news related to my day job. But it doesn’t present stories in a particularly enticing manner. Continue reading


Cornwall is about to get screwed over by Cornwall Council’s private tendering plans

Do not vote for these jokers next year.

Yesterday there was a rather important meeting at Cornwall Council. This meeting has pretty much sealed the fate of many of Cornwall’s public services that the Council is normally responsible for. Topics up for discussion yesterday included: toilets, shared services and the incinerator. Continue reading

How the hell did I end up watching Sky New this morning?

When will it all be over?

When I get up in the morning and achieved a frame of mind that resembles awake, I like to torture myself with whichever breakfast program the BBC has on air, preferably one that leans towards having some news in it. The London Olympics have pretty much put a stop to that. Continue reading

I finally watched Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance


Maybe you’ll recall my completely subjective Catwoman test? And perhaps my displeasure at the unhelpful review of Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance that appeared in my local paper? Well, last night I watched Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance, I’d been given the Blu-ray as a birthday present from my middle brother. Continue reading

“Imagine all you can be”…

You remember The Matrix, right?

The title isn’t a quote from The Matrix (one of my favourite films of all time), in fact it’s from a poster for a particular hair product I saw in a local hair salon. Considering my description last week of how I felt that maybe I was slipping into some kind of Baudrillardian nightmare, the posters I saw didn’t make me feel any better earlier this week. Continue reading