Month: November 2005

On the game London’s rich, saturated with events, fascinating people, ringing phones, history and more tosh like that. There’s not enough life in a person to do it all, which is why it’s worth doing none of it. Edit: And that’s what happens when you use blogger to make diary notes, boys and girls. Sorry!

Doris, leaning alluringly against a pillar, scanned the room. Glimming over the coms and non-coms alike, she automatically homed in on her fellow tribals. One caught her eye, a thick-set lady with a creeping moustache. “Hey”, she hollered “have you tried the new Ving Rames? What do you think of the new riffs?” The lady […]

Scientists show we’ve been losing face for 10,000 years – Newspaper Edition – Times Online: “The human face is shrinking. Research into people’s appearance over the past 10,000 years has found that our ancestors’ heads and faces were up to 30% larger than now. “Many men then would have had the shape of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s […]

Local London Forecast – Blowing Dust. Blowing Dust? What the hell does that mean? Shouldn’t it say Cloudy or Overcast? Anthropomorphised particulates sounds creepily post-apocalyptic; I wonder if I’m going to get warnings about; ‘Decreasing fallout levels; cephalomutant activity is likely to increase in your area. Do *not* open your bunker door, not even if […]

Xbox 360 Movie Player I interviewed the llama-crazed visualisation genius Jeff Minter a few months ago; the first half of the interview was on our first cover-disc, the second half is available here on our website. Tis a pity they cut out him shouting ‘Vindaloo’ at the camera and a lot of what he says […]

F.U.Q.(Frequently Used Profanities.) Mine are “Piss N’ Blood”, “Arsebandit”, “Fucktarts” and “Kant”. What are yours? (This is actually a dead clever way of increasing my hits by using obscene language; I get enough of the “sexy gril” hits anyway…)