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By Rob on December 16, 2005
I bought my first Apple product yesterday. A big part of the attraction with Apple products is the quality of the design, right? A comprehensive approach that gets all the details just right, right? Rob: ‘I’d like a 60Gb iPod in black* please.’ Apple: ‘That’ll be £299 please.’ Rob: ‘I assume the headphones that come [...]
By Rob on December 7, 2005
Al says: No success in the President’s medal I’m afraid, I made it to the final shortlist of 95 but here’s who won: www.presidentsmedals.com/results.aspx?w=1&dop=0&part=2&year=2005 Some good work, well deserved I think! Al
By Rob on December 6, 2005
* I’ve removed the mp3 due to lack of webspace – you can listen to the interview along with several others on the BBC web site: John Tusa interviews.
By Rob on December 5, 2005
More letters and a suggestion for your (my) Christmas wish list. It was my boss’s birthday last week. Here at the office we usually end up spending a considerable amount of time trying to decide what gift to get when birthdays come around. This time the solution came to me in a flash and I [...]
By Rob on November 29, 2005
Dear Reader, I enclose some letters between Matt Webb and I that we both feel are worth sharing. Topics include: meditation, breathing, Arthur Dent, puffing sacks, giving form to that which you know intuitively, the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man and the gentle hum of radiators. In a wonderfully self-fulfilling way, writing this has itself given [...]