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Post Christmas frenzy

Posted: 30th December 2009 by Get No Happy in Miscellaneous, Reviews
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Well it’s been a fine Christmas break so far. I say break, but as I only work the most generous definition of “part time” it’s not like I’ve technically had a lot of time off. Anyway. Presents were good, food and alcohol flowed as if the Gods themselves were in attendance and as yet there […]

It’s the time of year when every newspaper, blog, journal and notes page fills with the joys of the year gone by, and this will be no exception. It does make one realise however, just how long a year actually is: I can’t actually remember most of the films, books or music I have consumed […]


Posted: 9th December 2009 by Get No Happy in Miscellaneous, Reviews

Fringe Fringe continues to plod along nicely. If there’s a phrase to describe the show’s narrative progress it’s punctuated equilibrium. It lurches forward with arc heavy material for a few episodes, then does it’s best to imitate the best monster episodes of the X-Files. While these are enjoyable enough, Fringe has such a good story […]

Take my patented “Are you a chav” personality test One point for yes, zero point for no Question 1: Have you ever listened to music through the speaker on a mobile phone in public? Question 2: Have you ever made a derogatory comment to a stranger in public? Question 3: Has your behaviour ever caused […]

Dark age of technology

Posted: 22nd October 2009 by Get No Happy in Angry Rants, Miscellaneous
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Here are the reasons I hate my phone: I write these the hope I can move past them and we can get along 1: The ‘widget’ It’s supposed to function like the XP tool bar, ie quick and easy to access often used programs. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via […]