Category: Ramblings

Tags

Tags are annoying little things. The trouble is, I always forget to add them when I write a post. As a result, I have a couple of hundred posts that I need to trawl through and retrospectively add tags to. It’s not an interesting thing to do 🙂 You’ll also, no doubt, have noticed many

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Happy Birthday

Nelefa.org is officially an adult! The domain was originally registered on this day in 1997 – 16 years ago. How time flies when you’re talking utter pish. So – as a mini-celebration, I’m going to list my favourite film of each year nelefa.org has been alive. 1997 – Contact 1998 – Saving Private Ryan 1999

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I’m a lazy old goat

No, really, I am. Thing is, I moved house (again!) recently. Probably a kind of backwards move, as far as most people would think, because I’ve gone from a lovely old sprawling farmhouse on top of a hill to a tiny little end-terrace in the middle of Livingston. Fact is, I love the tiny little

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Evil Viruses

Something has been afoot with nelefa.org recently. I think something nasty got into one of the wordpress scripts. I *think* it’s now fixed, but if anyone notices anything odd, please tweet me on @johnmdow. [EDIT] I found it. Peoples – make sure your .htaccess isn’t writeable by the web server user.

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Friday!

And can I just say – thank feck. It’s been a long week, but at least (after an hour or two more) the weekend will be spread wantonly before me. And so many things to do! Now that Harmony is here, we can get on with some Babylon 5 – we have about half of

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2011 in review

It’s that time of year again! This year has seen much awesomeness pretty much across the board, so without further ado I shall leap right in there. Books Well, I kinda lagged behind a little this year and never made my target. So far, my read list is sitting at 45 books, a little under

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Review: Christine

Christine by Stephen King My rating: 5 of 5 stars Took me a long time to read this, due to various external factors, but it was well worth the record. I think I was about 14 when I read it the first time and the re-reading brought back a while pile of happy (and not

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August

I think, on the whole, August was a rather awesome and epic month. For one thing, it saw Careless Talk finally unleashed upon the world. Writing it was a bit of a roller coaster – it was started during one of the darkest periods in my life and then had to sit, half written, for

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Review: Firestarter

Firestarter by Stephen King My rating: 5 of 5 stars Very very good. There are a few odd little phrases used here and there – the occasional repetition. I suspect Mr King was living in interesting times when he wrote this. None of that detracts from what is essentially a straightforward tale of anti-establishment paranoia

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