Yearly Archives: 2009

eBook ripoff

As I have a handful of M&S vouchers and money from Christmas I was perusing the M&S site to see what they had. One thing that caught my eye was the Sony eBook reader. It’s not cheap at £200+, but … Continue reading

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#20 – The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Having just finished a run-through the Harry Potter films, I’ll see if I can polish of this lengthy trilogy over the remainder of Christmas and New Year. Update: I slept through most of it. 55/250

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Like Brother, Like Sister

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It’s Christmas

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#36 – Apocalypse Now

An early start gives us enough time for the full 200+ minutes of the Redux version. A superb film with a superb soundtrack. 54/250

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#4 – The Godfather Part II

Fortunately my copy doesn’t suffer the all too common problem of only playing the first half of the film. 53/250

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Singularity

My Christmas bike project is nearly ready for me to start building. It’s an ex-demo Peregrine frame and fork from Sam at Singular Cycles, and despite trying to do this cheaply there’s a pile of new parts including mudguards, disk … Continue reading

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Oysterband – Komedia, Bath

Despite not knowing a single song they played, it was a very enjoyable night tonight, finishing off with an acoustic version of Put Out the Lights with all the band stood in the crowd in front of the stage.

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Christmas Shopping

It’s a lot more pleasant when aided by a large mulled wine with a shot of brandy in it. Circulating Library Southgate Southgate

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#3 – The Godfather

Freshly restored and on Blu-ray, this is by far the best version I’ve seen, and is very good for a film which is older than I am. This probably means I should watch parts 2 and 3 tomorrow and Saturday. … Continue reading

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