Posts tagged with ‘Christmas’

Strange Sights in Australia

March 11, 2013

Introduction These are a few of the odd things that set Australia apart from the mother country (i.e. the UK!)  Similar, yet different, eh? Most suburban houses follow the USA mailbox style, with some sort of box on the edge of the property.  But watch out for spiders when fetching the post! Yet funnel web […]

Estonian Spammer Forges CBS and The Guardian

December 12, 2012

Get Rich Quick Scam Forges Genuine News Agencies Web Pages I recently received two emails from a friend’s old Hotmail account, but to two of my email addresses. Probably, the account has been hacked as I could detect no spoofing in the emails’ headers.  These are the emails, with the email addresses blacked out. Initial […]

Jesse Willms Favourite TV Clips

October 26, 2010

Hi.  Jesse Willms the noted philanthropist here. You know, when I get home from work, driving in my little red car through all the poor people on the free-way,  I like to think of the difference I’ve made to the little people’s lives. Since reading about all those rich people, I thought to myself, “why […]

The Man Who Ate the World – by Frederik Pohl

December 9, 2008

Many moons ago I read the short story with the above title. Although not one of Pohl’s best works, it has nevertheless left an obviously lasting impression on me. Written in the mid-fifties, it’s a future tale of consumerism gone mad. In the tale, it’s illegal not to consume as much as possible.  The hero […]

Crawling Chaos Myths on the Wayback Machine

March 24, 2008

This link to the wayback machine shows one of the inaccuracies that the Crawling Chaos website was created to correct. I’ve posted it here as the blog bloke (Jo Kyle) can’t be bothered to keep things on track, organised or reply to my posts … Compare and contrast to the Crawling Chaos – Myths page […]