House

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So last weekend’s long hard work resulted in the architect coming up with a plan. Its pretty close to what we’re after. Currently its too big, and the front part might stick out a bit much, but we’ll be jiggling things around for a while.

Any jury would understand

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If the process for making changes to a document has been “don’t touch it, give the changes to me”, and that document is the most important thing that we’re going to write this year, and you want to change the document, should you: a) Give the change to me and let me do it, as …

Eco-home design course

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So we’re spending this weekend on a design your own eco-home course. And happily, there’s less hippies on the course than one might expect. But oh my word, there’s still some right ones. I’d like to be charitable and say that they’re just at one end of the logical/intuitive spectrum, but sadly no, they’re just …

Breakbeat? Please, go on, just one

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So the happy, clappy, stampy people are using the lecture room upstairs. I think they are about to come through the floor with their fervour. And their drummer is boring. Yes, its a church with a drum-kit, and there’s not a breakbeat in sight. No jumped-up, stuttering jittery rhythms for us, just 4/4 on the …

“The Religion of Geology”, by Hitchcock

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In my office, I’ve just found a book entitled “The Religion of Geology”. Second edition, published in 1859. It includes the following chapter headings “The Noachian deluge compared with the geological deluges” “The World’s supposed eternity” “Geological proofs of the divine benevolence” “Scientific truth, rightly applied, is religious truth” A sample: “But a still larger …

Sweet creeping zombie Jesus!

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I so rarely get to use that phrase. But here, its appropriate. So, the situation is, two friends of A got married in Rarotonga last Easter. A toddles off over there, takes some pics of the wedding, families and sprogs. Puts pics on web. And then we get this comment. Sweet creeping zombie Jesus!

Just because

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because acoustic covers of industrial tunes are an unquestionable good thing, especially when the song being covered is po-faced, facististic, from Belgium, and I happen to have it on vinyl (proving how old I am), here’s a cover of Front 242’s Headhunter on an acoustic guitar.

Evidence against conspiracy theories

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This video of a jet running into a concrete wall. Where did it go? Obviously, it was stolen by aliens.