Year: 2010

January 19, 2010

My poor garden! I let it go somewhat last year, and I haven’t spent much time out there over the winter. Looking at it today, I realised I need to spend a few days out there, raking the dead stuff up, and generally getting it…

January 19, 2010

Overnight, my WordPress blog appears to have been hit by comment spam, and lots of it. Fortunately, none of it got through to the publicly viewed part of the website. I’ve now enabled a couple of features I hadn’t previously bothered with, which should put…

January 15, 2010

As I have mentioned in earlier posts, I have acquired a nice tenor ukulele, and this month have been pretty much exclusively concentrating on that, music-wise. At first, my playing was a bit halting, but now I am finding I am reaching the chords quite…

January 14, 2010

So last week the Government announced their Boiler Scrappage Scheme, which offers 400 pounds towards the cost of a new boiler, if your existing boiler is an old (but still functional) “G-rated” unit. Mine is, and furthermore the scheme starts handing out coupons on January…

January 8, 2010

I am a bit poorly at the moment, with a bad cold, but the moment I am better, I plan to find a cinema showing this film. I mean, Andy Serkis playing Ian Dury, what could be better? (And apparently Serkis does his own vocals,…

January 8, 2010

I just spotted this on the Guitarz blog, and had to share: Edit: This instrument is now on ebay

January 1, 2010

So lots of news webpages are talking about us seeing out the year 2009 with a “Blue Moon”, and lots of idiots get the wrong idea, and think it means the moon is actually blue, and even post that they can see it turning blue,…