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My name in meat

Ok, look at the banner above, this is the story of how it came about: Don't think I've been planning this,there was no months of preparation. I was up late doing a coding session and fancied a lamb and rosemary sandwich. but while cutting the lamb I noticed how easy it was to use the lamb as a method of communication. What next? Lamb-verts? Sponsored meat? Ad-beef? Pork-words? The possibilities are endless... If you want to sponsor my next sandwich, then please leave a...

Are you having a Windows 7 party?

Ok, I've got Windows 7 now, do I need to organise a launch party? Well why not? any excuse for a party is good especially in these grim times... But aren't these people a little too geeky even for my tastes? So far I think Windows 7 is cool, appart from some problems with Firefox it's been a dream to install and the new features are mostly benificial. But I don't want to get carried away. A lot of the new features should have been addressed a long time ago and this won't halt the...

Dave working with Neil Read

I've been working with Neil Read this week, we've come up with some revolutionary social networking techniques to promote websites, watch this...

Hotel Spa and Ueda old town

We went to a hotel spa in Komoro, it was much posher than the public spa but a lot smaller. Granda managed not to get lost or lose his clothes this time! For obvious reasons I didn't take any photos there as we're naked again :-) Afterwards we had lunch which was a Chinese banquet - very nice i especially liked the noodles. Not sure why I didn't take photos of that, maybe just focusing on the food :-) Can't be taking photos all the...

Giant Wasp museum pt2

You can read about the attack-of-the-giant-wasps here As it's winter all the live wasps are asleep :-( If you come in summer you can interact with the live wasps (whatever that means) That sounds like a different experience altogether. We did get a discount only 500yen instead of the 1000yen it would be in...

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