Progress Quest

You might have noticed that I haven't posted for a while. I blame Progress Quest, a truly exceptional MMORPG. It's got an engrossing plot, phenomenal graphics, truly zen sound, and is generally all round great. I've spent over 10 hours playing it Today alone.

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Categories: Computers, Games, Humour, Reviews
Date: 2009-07-27 23:03:54, 14 years and 335 days ago

Fording Rivers

As with most things there's a right way and a wrong way to ford a river. This is the wrong way:

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Categories: Humour, Oddities, Linkage
Date: 2009-07-14 23:03:53, 14 years and 348 days ago


I don't know whether to thank Tamara of View From The Porch or send her hate-mail. On the plus side she's got me back into reading books, on the negative side, do you have any idea how much books cost? In rough terms, "A lot".

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Categories: Books, Reviews
Date: 2009-07-12 23:03:53, 14 years and 350 days ago

Meditations on Violence

Meditations on Violence by Rory Miller is a great book. Rather than discussing specific techniques, Miller discusses the intellectual and emotional components of violent encounters. He has spent over a decade working in prisons, so he certainly has extensive experience in the area of violence having been in hundreds of violent encounters with some of the worst criminals on the planet.

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Categories: Books, Reviews, Self-Defense
Date: 2009-07-04 23:03:54, 14 years and 358 days ago


How to turn a fine into a long prison sentence.

Categories: Jurisprudence, Oddities
Date: 2009-07-04 23:03:56, 14 years and 358 days ago