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Best complain letter ever (apparently)

Classy writing

I’ve done a load of complaints letters, most of the ones from the last few years you can see on this blog. The one on the FHM web site I found is apparently the best one Richard Branson has ever received. It’s pretty good, but I still think my original one […]

Today’s random fact


One of those daft thoughts kicking around in my head ended up in a little bit of internet research this afternoon. Why do we (the Brits) abbreviate “pound” weights to “lb”?

It turns out, it’s from the Latin word libra, meaning “scales”. Which makes sense. It seems the Romans also used a […]

Apologies and updates

That's me, 3rd from the left

I’ve noticed the blog has turned into pretty much a review-fest over the last few weeks (when I’ve posted), but hopefully I’ll change this shortly. With being “stuck” in Myanmar, I’ve not been able to update so often and my brain-drainings haven’t made their way as far […]

Rambo 4

Rambo 4

Rambo 4 is written and directed by Stallone, who’s wringing the last drops of headband sweat out of the second of his major franchises. After the sob story that was Rocky Balboa, he’s followed it with the imaginatively-named John Rambo. Rambo’s back and he’s still not a fan of being pushed. […]

Greetings from Myanmar

I’m currently in a cybercafe in Mandalay, Myanmar. Internet access is slow and painful so this is just a quickie to let you all know I’ll be back online properly around Thursday next week once I get to KL.

The gangsta rap on the stereo’s just been replaces by Black Lace‘s Agadoo so […]