Category Archives: Pointless navel-gazing

Aethelread the Unwritten

This blog always has been unread. After today, it will also be unwritten… Advertisements

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The ultimate Pet Shop Boys quiz

Just a quick bit of throwaway fun, this. There might be some proper blogging in a bit, or there might not.* In the meantime, think of this as a small burst of coherent clicks in a sea of static – … Continue reading

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Aethelread’s Great Album Countdown: What, no Pulp?

Yes, that’s right – my series of posts counting down my favourite albums of all time has now entered the afterlife. You’d think that, having told you yesterday that my favourite album of all time was Suede’s Coming Up, today … Continue reading

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My improbably grandiose plans for 2012: Update

On the 1st of January this year, I unwisely posted a list of things I planned to achieve this year, stupidly creating a whole series of hostages to fortune. Since it’s now the 31st December (or, as I like to … Continue reading

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“A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.” Discuss.

You’ll be aware of the old proverb regarding birds and bushes (you boy! stop sniggering at the back, there). The original meaning may have been subtly different, but these days it’s generally understood as a warning against gambling: that you … Continue reading

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More spammy goodness

Ok, so I’m essentially repeating myself here, but today’s bumper crop of spam threw up a couple of things that amused me, and I thought might amuse you, too.  Viz.:

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Google thinks I’m really old

A few days ago, Kapitano revealed that Google’s demographic algorithm had him pegged as an 18-24 year old male who was interested in martial arts, shopping and painting.  He suggested that other people might like to find out what inaccurate … Continue reading

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