Monthly Archives: April 2010

Freedom at last

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In just less than 4 minutes, I will turn on Freedom for the severalth time,  a tiny application that I installed last week on the advice of a friend. All it does is turn off your computer’s internet access  for … Continue reading

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Ducklings in Battersea Park

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And some plants, a Barbara Hepworth and a pagoda.

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Name that tune in 1 #2

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Name that tune in 1: it’s a ballet again

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Jonathan’s musical trivia quiz: Name that tune in 1

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At a recent recording, while we were waiting for the kettle to boil or a hard drive to back up, we got a bit silly and starting playing ‘name that tune in one’ – i.e. you only get the first … Continue reading

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Will the real Eduard Khil’ (trololo man) please stand up? Yes!

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Wonderful to see that the original  trololo man Eduard Khil’ is still very much alive and well, and enjoying his internet fame (a recent comment called him the ‘Jesus Christ of Youtube’). Here he is on a Russian TV programme … Continue reading

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Happiness is a USB foot control

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I don’t think I have loved a piece of technology more than I currently love my new Infinity USB foot control.  I’m  transcribing hours of interviews for my dissertation, and although I type fast, it’s been a very slow process, … Continue reading

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