I haven’t been posting regularly recently, so in an effort to amend matters here’s a composit post of few different items. 1. When I sit down by myself at an empty table in the student centre, why do people come along and ask are the other seats taken, and then sit down on hearing that [...]
I need a haircut. What type should I get? My hair is at a stage where it’s long enough to do something interesting with, so I’m open to suggestions. No mohawk suggestions please.
I drove into the back of another car yesterday, causing 2,109 euros worth of damage to my own vehicle. Thankfully the other guy’s car escaped the incident unscathed, and hopefully I won’t be hearing anymore from him (I gave him my name & number, just in case you think I sped away after the collision). [...]
I wrote something relatively long (by recent standards) on this story and then deleted it by accident. I then rewrote it and lost it again through tired clumsiness. I’m not going to rewrite it again, so I’ll just say that I think it’s a very bad idea and leave it at that.
I’m 2,130 words deep into a 2,000 word essay on interest groups in American politics. So far I’ve provided an historical overview, as well as explaining the ways in which they undermine US democracy. The thing is, I believe that they play an ultimately benign role, so I’ll now have to make the case for [...]
Lest anyone think I am homophobic due to my last post’s title, here an amusing picture of a naked man. Blame John Mortell for my knowledge of this. Original Site.
To a large degree, a blog is only as good as its readers. Given the interactivity at the heart of new media, a blog with shit comments very often means a shit blog. With this in mind, I want to make some suggestions here about posting comments on this site. These are of course only [...]
I spent the early minutes of 2007 watching fireworks displays on Euronews by myself. My new year’s resolution is to find better friends.