Somewhat unimpressed with my cheap, shitty paring knife.We were given a half-decent knife block as a wedding present a long time ago, and over the last year or so I’ve gradually been replacing the kni…
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I don't know why it delights me that the Brits built a tea kettle into their main battle tank, but I can confirm that it does.
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Boss Level… would be a great name for the final Dave Hooper novel! Okay. Okay. More painkillers. Back to work now.
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January 2023

Settle down, tigerJust got home from a morning of surgery. Had a couple of skin cancers cut out of my back, one of them right on the scapula. This next bit is whe…
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"I'm comin' for you, JB. And bland, non specific plot points are comin' with me!" - Marshal ChatGPTI’m not sleeping on the ‘threat’ from AI. But it’s not keeping me up at night either. Here’s a query I just fed ChatGPT: Using the story beats s…
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Snip!Off to get snipped tomorrow. No, not like that. This is just another bunch of skin cancers coming off my back. I’ve had so many of these things …
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Proper ChipsWednesday night was effectively Friday night because of the public holiday on Thursday. So, we had dinner at Green Glass because Jane had a long…
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A dog is hiding in this photo.But I’ll bet you can’t find him because he is NOT in the pool. No. Not at all. Because that would be wrong.
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A bird strangles itself.The Atlantic’s David Frum has been running an experiment on his Twitter account. On my computer, I am checking the latest tweets by people I fol…
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West End StrengthI have a walk around West End a couple of times a week. It's a pleasant enough stroll and gets my steps up for the day. It also clears my head b…
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I'll take my apology black, with a dash of sweet revenge.Every now and then, I make the mistake of letting someone on this accursed internet know that I have a Nespresso and that I quite like it. Inevi…
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You're seeing it wrong.I remember the absolute shitstorm over that very, very dark Game of Thrones episode, The Long Night. I also remember being a bit nonplussed at t…
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