Tuesday, 31 January 2012
Is that how those in Guantanamo Bay feel???
Monday, 30 January 2012
Sunday, 29 January 2012
New Jagged Alliance available on the 9th of Feb. Will it be any good? Trailers look reasonable although graphically not amazing. That was never the point of the original game though. It was more based on tactics storyline and humour.
Friday, 27 January 2012
Data suggests the UK's Daily Mail had 45.35 million unique visitors during December, inching the site ahead of the New York Times with 44.8 million.
Thursday, 26 January 2012
Was it good? They've certainly been better, but I did find myself laughing out load for 70% of their sketches. We enjoyed it.
They've got a lot of work to do before the new material is usable for Edinburgh but if someone wanted to complain then hey, it was only £10 each.
And to top it off, as we were in the queue to get in April spotted Robin Ince going in. He wasn't there for Pappy's though.
Before going to see Pappy's last night we popped into a small chain Italian for a bite to eat just off Leicester Square.
April managed to fund a really impressive meal deal Half price food and a free bottle of house wine if you order a started and a main each. Not bad at all. Well...
The wine wasn't great, my starter of lobster ravioli was more hardly cooked than aldente. The rest of the food was canteen average at best. Oh well we're getting a lot for half price and it was quick.
Then the bill came and they'd added on the cost of the wine. No oroblem, they swapped our bill straight away. Then we spotted that they'd already added service. This isn't a problem, but they'd charged service at the full undiscounted amount. Nearly 10 quid! We ended up giving them 5 for a total bill of 35.
Quite reasonable in the end for the location. If very, very cheeky.
Wednesday, 25 January 2012
Anyway, i'm only annoyed as I haven't scored yet. Only played 6 games this year though so not that bad.
Monday, 23 January 2012
Just picked up the 3rd book of the Song and Ice series and was relieved to see that it was only 569 pages long. Don't get me wrong the books are great but they are terribly heavy and a pain to carry round.
Just reading the back cover and have spotted that it's part 1 of 2 of part 3 of a 7 part series. Let's hope I can finish, not like the Wheel of Time.
Thursday, 19 January 2012
It's okay, there must be some control in place that works out if the item has been dispensed or not as it didn't take my 70p. Yes!
When this happens it blocks any more selections from that position. Then the brain wave happened. I could order a kit-cat which sits just above the m&ms and that will hit the m&ms on it's way down and give me both. Doh!
It brushed passed the m&ms and I only got the kit-kat. Nice try. The system has got me down.
Wednesday, 18 January 2012
Tuesday, 17 January 2012
We went to Trinity, Tunbridge Wells, a converted church that is now a trust run cafe / theatre that holds around a hundred and fifty people. How many people turned up? 12 at a push, but like us they were fans of the film. I must have seen it 6 or 7 times before in fact it was on TV in December so I watched it then but I have never seen it in a cinema. I must have laughed out loud twenty times during the screening. But luckily I wasn't the loudest, that was a guy a couple of rows back who must have topped the 100 laugh count.
The second film In Time with Justin Timberlake was surprising good too. I'm pretty sure it's made by the same guy that made Gattaca which was one of the first DVDs I ever bought back in 1998. The film did turn silly towards the middle and end but I enjoyed many of the interesting ideas that were shown during the film. Definitely worth a viewing for a sci-fi fans.
Friday, 13 January 2012
Tuesday, 10 January 2012
I wasn't, so I didn't.
I was in my office at the time so could really speak to him anyway, so it was a short conversation. Straight afterwards I received a text wishing me a good 2013...
What an idiot? Was it a mistake? Or was he hoping that I would have a poor 2012, only getting better in 2013 when I start looking for a new job with his consultancy?