Tag: random musings

  • Straight Edge Razors

    Straight Edge Razors

    As most men, and many women, will know, over the last decade or more the ubiquitous disposable razor head has just kept increasing the blade count. This supposedly produces an excellent close shave but even if that is taken as a given there are a number of problems, for instance the blades are expensive and […]

  • Of Wired, Wireless, Sky+ and 5GHz, and the Linksys ea6300 router

    This is partly a ramble, partly a product review, and partly a howto, and mainly an aide memoire. It will naturally therefore be unlikely to succeed perfectly at any of those, but if you have questions, place them in a comment. We moved into this house just under two years ago, and when we moved […]

  • Heaven gets an Audit

    This is a whimsical storyline I knocked out this morning. If you don’t know much about HE (Higher Education) or the QAA it may not mean anything to you. Indeed, you might need to know a little bit about the Metatron. and some other Judeo/Christian theology to follow this. Absolutely no offence is intended to […]

  • Ethics and Terminators

    I went to Terminator Salvation tonight with Andy. I don’t think what follows will act as a spoiler, but if you haven’t seen it, plan to, and worry about that, look away now. I enjoyed the first two Terminator films hugely. The third one, ho hum, and this one was good entertainment except for the […]

  • Why you should “Take the Fifth”

    I’m not an American, but like many people I’m aware of the Fifth Amendment and how it is often lampooned. I recently discussed this with someone, and I can’t for the life of me remember who, was it Peter at BLUG? If it was you, you’ll enjoy this. The discussion centred about why it would […]