It seems that one of those obsessive Giant Squid hunters has caught one of them on film in its natural habitat. These things have scared the crap out of me since I first heard about them as a child. Which is weird since they can’t survive in my habitat and I can’t survive in … Read more

More traditional urban chaos

Well, another week of violence and thuggery in Northern Ireland. Some naive folks thought they’d seen the last of it, but we never will. Not for a long time yet. Disputes over parades. The same old crap. People are trying to negotiate a solution and have been for as long as I can remember (which … Read more

meme #379

I’m contractually obligated to post this from battlekitty: Leave your name and… I’ll respond with something random about you. I’ll tell you what song/movie reminds me of you. I’ll pick a flavor of jello to wrestle with you in. I’ll say something that only makes sense to you and me. I’ll tell you my first/clearest … Read more


Still half dead from my trip to EP and already considering my next festival attendance. Now I would perhaps consider a trip to a nearby country to see a rare appearance by The Weathermen or Severed Heads. I’d consult my finances and my accountant (who just should also happen to be my best imaginary friend) … Read more