Category Archives: Updates

Surrey foot and mouth outbreak

Animals on a farm in Elstead (for everyone else in the country, that’s ‘near Guildford’) have tested positive for foot and mouth disease. Elstead is about 6 miles from here… and please stop looking at me like that. UPDATE (11:42pm) … Continue reading

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Busy

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I’m, like, *so* mainstream darling…

Tonight from 7pm to 8pm I’ll be appearing on the panel (in a primarily audible sense) for Fighting Talk: AOB on Radio Five Live. Wish me luck… I’ll be operating without nicotine. UPDATE (10PM) – Gah! Wimbledon was running over, … Continue reading

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Sidebar updated

I really have to do something more sophisticated with my navbar, but for now I’ve settled for a bit of a tidy-up and a few additions under ‘associates’.

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Made you look

While I’ve got your attention, I need to deliver a well-overdue apology to Mike Power. Earlier this year, a series of individuals deliberately attempted to bypass the requirement that comment contributors on Bloggerheads provide a valid email address via a … Continue reading

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Bloggerheads outage

The Bloggerheads server crashed late on Sunday night and could not be brought back online because of the constant barrage of trackback spam that brought it down in the first place. Insta-crash, reset, insta-crash, reset… you get the idea. Trackback … Continue reading

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A little bit of my past has come back to haunt you

Back in my pre-weblog days, I used to vent my frustration at tabloid-types and associated media-whores via a website that also doubled as a search engine experiment (more here). That site is now back in service… but don’t be surprised … Continue reading

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Associates

A couple of well-overdue URL-updates have been made to the navbar under ‘associates’. Also well-overdue is the addition of Obsolete. An excellent post from that blog on the subject of The War on Human Rights can be read here. (Oh, … Continue reading

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Blurp!

OK, I think I’m just about done here. And tomorrow, for a change of pace, I’m going to clean up some bile.

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Please hold

Oh dear… here come the winter viruses, regular as clockwork. The new anti-spam plug-ins are playing up a bit, too… and I’ll want fully-functional comments for the first big post. You’re just going to have to wait 24-36 hours, folks. … Continue reading

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