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sparks will fly

Whilst I may be temporarily held back by the fact that I’ve misplaced the wheels I bought to finish building my skateboard; the next must-have purchase is already in my sights. The kids at the skate park on Penn Road won’t know what’s hit them when they see the sparks flying thanks to my TailViper. […]

Bollywood breaks

I’ve snaffled a copy of the fantastic Bollywooded mash-up of Micheal Jackson’s Don’t Stop Till You Get Enough. You can find the link over at boingboing.net. Get it quick before the server dies from too much traffic (boingboing is rapidly heading towards a million hits a day). Further comments on the post in question unearthed […]

Poetics électronique

At the suggestion of my father-in-law, I’ve just been listening to Radio 3’s Late Junction. It’s fantastic. Some beautiful stuff. The most beautiful of which, from Monday’s show, was a piece called Poem électronique by Edgard Varèse. Unknown to me until now, it turns out he was the Father of electronic music. Poem électronique sounds […]

More tea Mr.Bond?

More stuff to give away. Sending a couple of books to biroco.com has spurred me on to further acts of altruism. Buried beneath some Connect 4 pieces, inside a pen holder I made from clay when I was eleven, I found the key that opens doors at MI5. I’ve been looking for it for months. […]

Quadrant loungers

Sat in the Quadrant Lounge on Lichfield Street, it seems I have discovered the world’s most uncomfortable arm chairs. I’m calling them arm chairs because I don’t, at this point, know how else to categorize them. If you perch on the edge, acres of seat is wasted behind you. If you sit back there is […]