That infernal goddamn machine

Haven’t blogged in a while but I enjoyed writing about that black metal gig, and realised that I’m never so happy as when I’m sarcastically complaining about something – so I thought I’d take a moment and recognise the contribution to my life of a very special contraption. At work …

Pillockry and privacy

I left my phone on the bus yesterday. Generally I’ve done pretty well at not losing phones or other tech gadgets compared to many of my contemporaries, but even as a once off* I still felt pretty bloody silly about it.  Not LEAST because as someone who supposedly “knows what …

Obligatory post-election post

I’ve gone on at length before about how I don’t like the British electoral system, and last night’s General Election is a shining example of why. Before going further I’d like to make it clear that this viewpoint is totally removed from the outcome of who won.  In truth, I …