Archive for April, 2008

Tongue flesh wound

Wednesday, April 30th, 2008

I would have hoped that by now I am proficient enough at chewing food that I won't bite my tongue when eating. Alas, that doesn't seem to be the case, as I have a fresh wound from last night's dinner. This time I did not bite my tongue as such, ...

Bank card nonsense

Tuesday, April 29th, 2008

A couple of weeks back I bought a whole load of tickets for myself and a couple of friends for the forthcoming Sci-fi Film Festival in London. Despite having done this every year since the event started the large purchase of cinema tickets gets flagged as anomalous by my ...

Guitar set-up, painting put up

Monday, April 28th, 2008

I set-up my guitar a little bit over the weekend. I didn't change the action, partly because it is supposedly set at the optimal height already, and partly because I wasn't sure if there was an extra nut I needed to undo or not and didn't want to break ...

Motorbike MOT annoyance

Monday, April 28th, 2008

I took the day off on Friday to take my motorbike in for a service and to get its annual MOT certificate. Because the bike needed a new front tyre the garage needed to service the bike outside of a weekend, hence the day off for me. On ...

Advocating City of Heroes

Sunday, April 27th, 2008

With City of Heroes working on my Mac thanks to Crossover Games I've been running around Paragon City as Sue Purr, tiger woman extraordinaire. But with random crashes of the game occurring frequently, causing me to have to relaunch the game maybe a dozen times per gaming session, I ...

I'm Sue Purr, thanks for asking

Friday, April 25th, 2008

Look out, criminal masterminds, Paragon City has a new protector! With the previously mentioned information that City of Heroes had a good chance of running on my Mac I bought the game to try out. It would let me explore and progress in a new world, as well ...

Old gig tickets

Friday, April 25th, 2008

As I go to most gigs by myself I wondered how long it had been since I last went with someone, so I got my pile of gig tickets and started flicking through them. The pile isn't a complete record of all the gigs I've been to, as I've ...

Diddy Kong Racing retrospective

Thursday, April 24th, 2008

Having played some Mario Kart Wii recently I was mulling over other racing games I've played. I remember Diddy Kong Racing from the N64 fondly. I don't recall whether the game was released before Mario Kart 64 or not, but I had both of those two games and ...

Five minutes, two hours

Thursday, April 24th, 2008

I had a five minute vibration test to perform yesterday. It's not long, but it keeps me occupied, and the set-up and configuration can take a bit of time. I spent about thirty minutes in the morning taking off a jig from the previous test from the shaker's ...

Firefox updated

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2008

'Pon my word, but my PC at work has been feeling awfully sluggish. It's not an old machine and has a decent enough amount of memory, so why it takes so long to launch Explorer or pauses for a couple of seconds to refresh the screen every now and ...