Digital Wrongs Management

I’ve said it before, but I’ll say it again: I really hate DRM. If ever there’s a technology designed to drive customers away from legitimate music, film, and tv downloads, and back to bittorrents, then DRM is it. I had an infuriating experience over Christmas recently trying to watch a movie I’d downloaded off LoveFilm. ...

Deserves the Widest Possible Audience…

Via Rhodri, Charles Arthur and mytornadohell.livejournal.com, comes this article by Caroline Phillips from last Tuesday’s Evening Standard. You’ll want to read it in full for the full effect. You may wish to read it several times. You may wonder if it is simply a parody. It is not. Of course there’s nothing in the slightest ...

“She is a normal girl and he is a normal man”

So presumably in future I should expect not just the cheeky girls to be wandering past our house, but Lembit Opik too? I’ll start composing my haiku now.

Say What You See

So we finally went down to the Screen on Baker Street to see Casino Royale on Saturday night. Yeah, I know, about three weeks after everyone else, but there you go. And it’s really good, of course, but that’s more than could be said for our fellow viewers. Just like Rob and Al before us ...

“Driving Down the 101″

After 4 days in San Fran, it was time to move on. It was about a 10 minute walk from our hotel down to the car rental office, where we were due to collect our convertible. All downhill, though, and not via The Tenderloin, so I figured that we’d be fine to walk down there ...