Category Archives: random

RIP Steve Jobs

I've never been a huge fan of Apple as a company, but it's hard to argue that we lost a great technological visionary today. I've never been an iPhone owner, but I appreciate the fact that he gave the mobile industry the kick up the arse it needed...Read the full article

RIP Tony Hart

Tony Hart, one of the guys that dominate my memory of childrens TV as a kid, died yesterday ages 83. The guy was a legend, and will be missed. I don't think I'll ever forget his character Morph (pictured above)...Read the full article

Shiver me timbers – its talk like a pirate day!

Oooh arrr, pieces of eight, shiver me timbers, etc etc, its Talk like a Pirate Day - the one day of the year you can get away with sinking random boats and general pillaging. Take advantage! :) And the reason my site looks a bit, well, piratey...Read the full article

"Colour of the Bike Shed" – Parkinson's law of triviality

Parkinson's Law of Triviality (also known as the bicycle shed example, and by the expression colour of the bikeshed) is C. Northcote Parkinson's 1957 argument that organisations give disproportionate weight to trivial issues...Read the full article

To shave or not to shave…

That title sounded a lot less ambiguous in my head. I can't decide whether to shave my head. I figure try it once, then at least I can see if I have a strange shaped head. Plus it'll be good to know if I can pull it off if I start going bald...Read the full article

Talk like a Pirate Day

Oooh arr me hearty, yo ho ho and a bottle of rum, shiver me timbers and pieces of eight. Yarrrr. My pirate name is: Iron Mou Rackham A pirate's life isn't easy; it takes a tough person. That's okay with you, though, since you are tough person! You have the good fortune of having a good name, since Rackham (pronounced RACKem, not rack-ham) is one of the coolest sounding surnames for a pirate...Read the full article

A little random

Your phone beeps - you've been sent a multimedia message. Whats the very last thing you'd expect it to be? Credit to Rachael - recently unemployed. Far too much time on her hands. :wink: