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Entries from January 15th, 2009

Going up

January 15th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Technology

Just noticed that WordPress v2.7 is now available on my host’s Fantastico package so I think I’m going to upgrade right now.  Been itching to do it since 2.7 came out, but having been spoiled by having Fantastico doing all the installations and upgrades here I was really reluctant to go back to doing such […]

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Graham Stringer

January 15th, 2009 · 5 Comments · Politics

The most efficient responses to Graham Stringer’s bizarre outburst about dyslexia would be one word long.  “Idiot” for example.  Other responses could be book-length disections of his remarks.  I’ll seek the middle ground on this one…

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Council’s help

January 15th, 2009 · 6 Comments · Politics

The Crawley News has a piece about the council’s measures to help the town’s economy and try to protect residents from the worst effects as the global economy melts down.  Its a very laudable ambition and I’m sure some of the measures are very sensible, which makes me feel a bit churlish to snipe away […]

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Pointless

January 15th, 2009 · Comments Off · Life, Technology

I looked at the call registers on my mobile phone today, leading to two questions:

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Artful dodger

January 15th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Life

David Cerny must be laughing himself hoarse about the fuss over his sculpture.  Not just at the chance to have a pop at every other country but for the wide-boy chancer way he got the commission and let the EU think the work was getting the involvement of artists from all the other countries.

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Autobahn

January 15th, 2009 · 7 Comments · Music

This evening I discovered that the song Autobahn appeared on one of those Top Of The Pops LPs in the 70s. I may have to turn my life into a quest to hear this version, just to hear what a bunch of session musicians did to it.   is it good? Bad?  So bad its good?

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