|  Interwebs

Notify Me? NO!

What the hell is it with the sudden burst of people using the comment subscription tick box (plugin?) with WordPress? Is it really that prosperous for a website owner to have it automatically ticked? Does it benefit anyone? Do I care what other people are…

 |  Misc

Wii-lly Wii-lly Fun!

Who wants to come and play with my new Wiiiiiiii? YES :D I finally got one. I was playing on my GameCube (notice a Nintendo theme?) last night and casually told Karl to have a quick look on will-consoles.co.uk to see if it had spotted…

 |  Misc

Standards of Education

How insane is the government? Perhaps you shouldn’t answer that, we’ve not got all year. However, we should be questioning the sanity of Professor Lord Richard Layard, a government adviser, who believes “the central purpose of schools should be to teach “the secrets of happiness””…

 |  Misc, Personal

Walking Malarkey

So, as the doctor prescribed I’ve been taking a brisk walk every day. Except, I have a confession… I’ve discovered that I am that bloody unfit that I am struggling to keep it brisk for over 5 minutes, let alone 15. I can only try…

 |  Updates

Happy Birthday Jemjabella!

On this date five years ago a wonderful miracle was born… ok, I’m somewhat over-exaggerating, but today is the fifth birthday of jemjabella.co.uk! With various sub-domains that have come and gone, three hackings, at least four different incarnations of what I wanted my domain to…

 |  Misc, Personal

Doctor, Doctor!

My 18-monthly depo checkup/3-monthly jab was this morning. I was particularly looking forward to this after the doctor had to Google the procedure and the nurse left my arse exposed to the world last time. Fortunately this doctor — although obviously new — was more…

 |  Geek

Two Dollars to the Pound

…or near enough! Seriously, now is the time to be buying geek t-shirts. I’ve just bought three new t-shirts (I know, I know) from ThinkGeek which — including the ridiculous cost of delivering them from the States — have cost me less than three from…

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