Life is like a grapefruit

The end of the Great Purge?

The purge continued today. This time it was the turn of the board games and the University notes to fall under the scrutinous gaze of the purge police. Both of these have been a subject of contention in the household for a long time: The board games take up a lot of space, and are […]

Posted on 2008/12/30 in personal | Tagged education, games, purging | Leave a comment

A perfect day

It’s the end of Christmas day, and while it was the least Christmassy Christmas day I’ve had in a long time, it was exactly what I needed in terms of a day just hanging out in the apartment with the family. There were some last minute things to finish up from the move yesterday, including […]

Posted on 2008/12/26 in personal | Tagged books, christmas, cooking, organization | Leave a comment

It’s an insert-thing-here off!

We are purging. As we unpack into our wonderful, but smaller, apartment in SF, it is time to rationalise and minimise and lots of other ise’s. So far, purging has hit the t-shirt collection, the tupperware collection, the jumper sweater collection, and today it was the turn of the bedsheet and towel collection. While it’s […]

Posted on 2008/12/20 in personal | Tagged organization, purging | Leave a comment

Living on a prayer

Tonight was the Fünde Razor event in San Fran: A night of Rock Band, drinking, and raising money for a great cause. The night started at 7.30 with a modest showing: About twenty geeks of the highest calibre had decided to attend. I thought this was about expected. Imagine my surprise, then, when I came […]

Posted on 2008/12/11 in personal | Tagged childs play, rock band | Leave a comment

Glenn Jones’ t-shirt designs

Link: Glenn Jones’ t-shirt designs I’m always on the lookout for interesting graphical t-shirts, and Glenn Jones has not disappointed with these great visual pun-tastic t-shirt designs. And yes, I’m posting it here partly so that I don’t forget the link when I come to buy a new round of t-shirts.

Posted on 2008/12/08 in personal | Leave a comment

Warren Ellis » Your Doomed World

Link: Warren Ellis » Your Doomed World You can always trust Warren to bring a dose of reality into your morning. Just don’t expect a Unicorn Chaser from him.

Posted on 2008/12/08 in personal | Leave a comment

This looks like cheap CG, but it is apparently real. Don Pettit, an astronaut at the ISS, created this sequence from still images he shot of the Aurora Borealis, or the Northern Lights. Bonus points if you watch in higher quality and spot Orion peaking over the edge of the Earth. Animated Aurora Borealis, from […]

Posted on 2008/12/08 in personal | Tagged space porn | Leave a comment


Box. Box box box. Box box. Bubble wrap. Paper paper paper paper paper. Paper. Box. Stuff! Box box. Paper paper paper paper paper. Stuff! I have a love-hate relationship with unpacking.

Posted on 2008/12/08 in personal | Tagged moving | Leave a comment

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