1980s carmaker DeLorean dies at 80. (via) The Delorean was a piece of fanciful shit and the car of my when-I-was-8-years-old dreams (or maybe I was older? hmmm). I built one out of Lego. I could never get it to go 88 miles per hour. I was also bitterly disappointed that my primary school library […]
Monthly Archives: March 2005
Lately I have been getting into the ABC tv program. I like the dialogue and the distinctly Australian humour. Sometimes I genuinely laugh while watching the show, not at the characters or writing, but with the characters when they laugh. It is a different experience to laugh at something like South Park compared to laughing […]
sub me in – play
So I am listening to The Postal Service. I thought I had gone to see them in Perth. But Myke tells me that was Idlewild. I am not sure where I got the CD from. Probably a copy from Sam or something. The album is called ‘Give Up’. And it is brilliant. I know this […]
Extreme Postgradding: A happy ending?
Would anyone be too surprised if I said I drove angry on the way to uni this morning after a catastrophic failure of my home computer? Whipping the XR6 through the gears, holding it back, surging it forward, playing with the rhythms of traffic and so on. It is not driving under the influence, but […]
Today is a bad day. A very very bad day. My computer at home died and I may have killed it. I have been having a recurring problem with it shutting down, so I figured out all the little Windows XP tricks for sussing out what the problem couldbe. I got a couple of blue […]