Monthly Archives: September 2009

Blue Sky Riding

The clear blue skies at lunch time were enough to tempt me out on the first post-work bike ride in what seems like an age. Even the cloud cover that had descended by the time I got home from work … Continue reading

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Push it real good

A few days ago Google finally enabled push email for iPhones via Google Sync. I was already using it to push my contacts and calendar across, but had to fall back to IMAP for mail. After a few false starts … Continue reading

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Replacement wheels

It’s amazing what difference a change of wheels can make. I finally got around to replacing the rather worn out wheels on my Ribble last night for some spares I found lurking in a dark corner of the cellar, and … Continue reading

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A scary thing to see on eBay

Ended (last 60 days) Won 12 Amount £1,129.78 Must stop spending money.

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I’m Sorry I Haven’t A Clue – Bristol Hippodrome

A fantastic night of quality comedy with one downside. We had to endure the singing of Jeremy Hardy not once but twice. His rendition of Come On Eileen was pure torture. Jack Dee kept some form of control but unfortunately … Continue reading

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#231 – American Gangster

Our first film for four weeks, and a particular favourite of mine from recent years. 43/250

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L Frenzy

When I started spending a bit more money on camera kit a few years ago I avoided what I considered the overly expensive Canon L lenses and picked up a few cheaper Sigma EX lenses. However it wasn’t going to … Continue reading

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A big white thing in transit

We’ve not had a courierwatch for a while, so here’s something to keep none of you amused. 15.09.2009 16:46 Gatwick Depot Arrived at delivery depot I think it’s lying a bit, as they won’t be delivering to here from Gatwick.

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9:9:9 9/9/9

That’s a lot of nines.

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Jello Biafra and the Guantanamo School of Medicine – O2 Academy, Bristol

A couple of strange support bands opened the night. The first, Phlegm, played in their underwear which was slightly disconcerting, and the second, Los Conios, included a human lampshade and a street sweeper on stage. Eventually it was time for … Continue reading

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