December 2014 Archives

Tweets for 30 Dec 2014


(10:50:52) RT @VenusDeMileage: Be kind to people. It really is that simple.

(15:32:28) What I learned today: There is such a car as a 'Byd Egy'. Which sounds more like my twitter name said with a cold.

(15:35:20) Actually, it's a Byd E6.. which makes more sense.. an electric car that doesn't look bad:

Tweets for 29 Dec 2014


(10:58:50) The whole point of phone shops is to put a selfie as a background image on as many phones as possible before one gets kicked out, right?

(10:59:42) There is nothing to be done in Claires accessories. Nothing.

(13:23:09) RT @jo_whit: RT @PanicDots: "I like my men like I like my 2015 diaries..."

(13:24:31) Home now. Good to get a walk in, and I think we avoided the post-Christmas rush. Amount spent: £0. Even resisted a Poundland bargoon.

Tweets for 28 Dec 2014


Tweets for 27 Dec 2014


Tweets for 26 Dec 2014


(10:15:16) Morning. Completely stricken by a cold. Coffee and lemsip being added to the fuel mixture to get me started...

(22:03:51) Splendid work by @monstroso on the television version of #ProfessorBranestawm - really quite funny & worth a watch:

Tweets for 25 Dec 2014


(08:12:50) Morning. Is it time for my first Christmas Nap of the day?

(17:31:48) Massive challenge trying to get @BBC3CR's Carol Service to play off anything other than a PC... finally got my netbook to talk to Bluetooth.

(19:39:55) The children received a game called "Suspend" for Christmas - great fun... a bit like Jenga but more…

(19:49:04) This is how far we have got after 20 minutes of play. #LongChristmasEvening

(21:12:00) RT @martinkelner: 11.30 tonight @BBCRadio4Extra @doradale's Christmas special, indiscreet yuletide memories from Dame Showbiz…

Tweets for 24 Dec 2014



(10:47:44) Waiting for my boss to say "Merry Christmas" but he's not in today.

(17:15:52) Popping up the hill to see the International Santa Sleigh... visible at up to 45 degrees elevation to the south from 17:22 to 17:26...

(17:38:35) We saw the #InternationalSpaceStation passing over Luton Airport on Christmas Eve..! #ISS #Lumia1520

Tweets for 23 Dec 2014


(15:59:49) RT @roadpoliceBCH: M1 south closed J8 Hemel Hempstead. Northbound re open but slow @BBCNews @Heart4CNews @bobfmuk

(23:53:01) RT @KaraokeSecret: Wow! Christmas is right around the corner! Hope your #KSS6 videos are going swimmingly! Here's a link to help you... htt…

Tweets for 22 Dec 2014


(08:22:05) Morning. It's weirdly warm... and a bit breezy. Hang on to your wheelie bins...

(11:49:32) RT @esccroads: #HighwaysAdventCalendar Day 21: You won't need a star to guide you home. Avoid roadworks with http://…

(14:22:46) RT @MintFM: The Christmas schedule is up. Check out the Christmas specials! Some repeats have had to be moved this week.…

(15:53:47) RT @MDScareers: Contact @CathGreenLab if want to apply for a @wellcometrust Biomedical Vacation Scholarship to do a summer project! http://…

Tweets for 21 Dec 2014


(16:18:36) Had some outdoor fun with @superalora and @nxmee earlier as we worked on our @KaraokeSecret Santa video for 2014...

(22:40:00) The Christmas Special @weekendery is uploaded and ready for another listen.. Happy Noel Edmonds! #MintFM #Festive

Tweets for 20 Dec 2014


(21:17:47) A busy day of Christmas visitations and singing carols around our local church. Now, pink wine and present wrapping. Splendid.

Tweets for 19 Dec 2014


(07:46:01) Morning. Let's put a the milk of human kindness into the coffee of consternation.

(13:52:05) Log files! :)

(14:24:33) I'm fairly sure there is a 'thing' where an engineer is trying to make something exhibit broken behaviour and it obstinately doesn't. Booop.

(16:56:36) Waiting for Christmas, armed to the teeth. I'm upping the vigil ante.

(18:43:18) RT @fridgemagnet2: @syzygy spotted in Bexhill by @hergiebird - Mary and Ida have survived the plane crash and are alive and well

(19:04:53) Pyjamas going on.

Tweets for 18 Dec 2014


(15:53:06) RT @dandouglas: what idiot called them creationists instead of primate change deniers

(20:29:56) At the top of the hour, the @Weekendery gets a dousing with Christmas Spirit at - why not pop by and have a listen?

(21:41:41) Where's Johnny...been? He only went there for stationery and insects

Tweets for 17 Dec 2014


(09:00:41) Seems @BBCRadio2 are taking a leaf out of the @weekendery's book.. and upping the ante LIVE - something... Wrong?

(09:51:06) Good morning. Today I'm counting my blessings that I'm not a media mogul nor a member of UKIP.

(10:01:22) RT @LumiaUK: RT to #win EVERYTHING in this Xmas hamper - #Lumia swag for all the family! Best #Xmas ever? http://t.c…

(22:09:24) RT @seagullworrier: @syzygy Do you get the same word of the day as me?

Tweets for 16 Dec 2014


(08:53:44) RT @Stenbird:

(09:15:49) Morning. There are snack products.

(13:11:44) I've just been given access to a server that goes "DING" every time I press enter. I am going to have to work out how to turn that off. DING

(22:43:00) If anyone wants me, I'll be procrastinating about going to bed. Night!

Tweets for 15 Dec 2014


(09:17:15) Morning. It's time for Monday, and I for one am wearing my Monday hat. Well, OK, it's a cracker hat, but it's all I've got.

(10:11:40) RT @ClassicVGMusic: Miss the @ClassicFM Best of 2014 video game special? Then here's the listen again link!

(10:34:20) I'd love to make a widget of this: /via @PontoonDock

(12:50:59) Baxter's minestrone - lots of pasta and Italian herbs.. like an insipid bolognese - not so keen. 4/10 #ratemysoup

(23:24:16) Leaf squirrel

Tweets for 14 Dec 2014


(13:03:52) I remain baffled as to why video resolutions have gone from number of vertical rows (1080p = HD) to number of columns (4K =UHD): 2160 rows.

Tweets for 13 Dec 2014


(10:12:46) Getting text messages from the boy who's out shopping - he has so far found a horse yoga calendar & a toy toilet with water spraying action.

(10:59:32) Dragon's Den idea: Hearing aids with a subwoofer.

(13:35:21) Thank you, @PrincessBagel and @DigitalAmoeba for the lovely shiny Christmas card! :)

(15:33:31) So much for a quick game of Drivey-Drivey before popping out for some shopping... the out-popping can wait...

(18:06:07) If you like computer game music - and some of it is frankly breathtaking - there's loads on @ClassicFM now. LOVE it!

Tweets for 12 Dec 2014


(07:10:29) RT @vobes: My fourth author's blog video ...

(16:19:33) RT @GoldenWonderUK: We have no idea where this came from but... we've found the greatest nativity scene. Ever.

(21:40:49) The phrase "Steph & Dom meet Nigel Farage" has just made my brain do a melt.

(21:44:59) I can't recall ever having done a proper Secret Santa nefore - but today at work I got a LAZOR PEN. Someone clearly knows me. After 2 weeks!

(22:34:30) I can still hear in stereo with one ear.

(23:22:57) Attentionioni! Last night's @Weekendery show is ready for another listen.. why not download it here: #MintFM

Tweets for 11 Dec 2014


(09:37:37) RT @FreakingTrue: why are girls always asking for a giant teddy bear when this exists

(10:38:52) I'm really getting in to OneNote.. it's an elegant way to paste and then be unable to find quite a lot of infomation...

(14:13:21) RT @lesleeallan1: Listening to @weekendery ,show with @syzygy ,right now on replay,dont forget its live tonight on @MintFM !!…

(14:36:11) I read this: and thought of @SheleileighLaw ...

(14:49:53) RT @MooseAllain: Hoping that Chris Morris has been working on an amazing secret project for the last few years and wondering if it might be…

(15:19:22) The @Weekendery will be on the radio thing later.. here's a silly preview: … GONDOLAS!

(20:18:14) At the tip-top of the hour, The @Weekendery comes spilling onto with tunes and a pelican in the shape of Barnstaple.

(21:00:39) Starting the @Weekendery on time.. what's all that about? Live on @MintFM right now..! #MintFM

(21:06:01) RT @sm2n: Chatting about listening to @weekendery at

(21:41:07) Where's Johnny... been?

Tweets for 10 Dec 2014


(11:08:02) Just had a quick cuppa with @GHOGIT - and heard some interesting stories about where I work :D

Tweets for 09 Dec 2014


(12:41:04) I completely love this... - but I keep finding myself saying "If only it were available for #WindowsPhone" ...

(15:43:49) Continue to this website (not recommended).

(20:11:58) Just looked over @nxmee's shoulder at the @YouTube Rewind 2014 video and pretty much the only person I recognised on it was @IamJohnOliver.

(20:55:37) Seems @LDNLutonAirport has a new logo - - Worst Game of Tetris Ever.

(20:57:30) RT @Exposing_UKIP: This .... our favourite #UKIP thing today.

Tweets for 08 Dec 2014


(08:05:51) RT @Mr_Mondo: Greatest Christmas window display ever - and it's in Southend #Southend #Christmas

(08:20:06) Early start today... doing some training and general things. Which is about the most articulate I can muster for a Monday. Morning.

(17:20:06) Putting a wash on and looking for my Hudl. These are the
objectives of an early Monday evening... hurrah for going into work early.

(18:14:04) Woo scout committee meeting tonight. Please try and contain your excitement. Or, indeed, bafflement.

(18:39:31) Too tired to do Christmas shopping. On the internet. I am so so bad at it anyway, so it's not a good idea for me to try it now...

Tweets for 07 Dec 2014


(11:38:57) "Let's drive into the Sovereign Light Café, and make a dent in the wall on the way..." #Bexhill @

(14:59:23) Stone stack by nxmee at the Colonnade #Bexhill @ De La Warr Pavilion

(15:06:36) "Signal plop your arm up high..." @ Bexhill Railway Station (BEX)

(21:38:47) Utterly exhausted. A lovely Sunday with @chepbourne (thank you!) and a fairly smooth journey home... ironing done. Gogglebox then bed.

Tweets for 06 Dec 2014


(10:45:45) My Dad has given me his old BT kit.. it's an unbelievably complicated process to return it for recycling! 20 mins on the phone /cc @BTCare

(12:50:09) Recycling made not-so-easy /cc @BTCares via @audioBoom

Tweets for 05 Dec 2014


(09:13:39) I've got an extraordinarily long VGA lead. Or rather I did - it's being used to connect a delegate's laptop to a projector #howhandy

(09:14:28) (further to my last teeet) It would explain why I couldn't get a picture on my monitor when I got back to my desk...

(10:04:25) Nationality-based sideburn analysis.

(11:06:04) Happy birthday, @Ken_Phillips! (Thanks for the reminder, @ms_howard!)

(11:07:04) RT @qwertee: "Blue" for just 12hr more on ReTweet for chance at FREE TEE!

(11:16:59) Word I have learned today: idempotent. Unchanged if multiplied by itself. Also used in programming to cope with duplicated includes. Handy.

Tweets for 04 Dec 2014


(10:03:29) Meeting coffee. It's special.

(10:42:21) I'm fairly sure I just heard a fax machine...

(12:01:12) RT @MintFM: Showdown starts counting down the top 100 songs of the 80's at the top of the hour. @tuglets @dj_frabs

(20:24:40) At the top of the hour, it's the @Weekendery on Mint FM - - for all your whimsical and non-drizzly needs. Toothpicks!

(21:04:54) Live on #MintFM right now with The @Weekendery - it's two hours of top redonculousnessness. Why not have a tune in?

(21:45:08) Where's Johnny been?

(22:40:52) Where's Johnny Been? Newport Pagnell! #Weekendery #MintFM

Tweets for 03 Dec 2014


(12:39:25) RT @peachesanscream: Just realised that plastic dinosaurs are made from recycled real-life dinosaurs

(13:28:02) Much more pleasant than yesterday's drizzle. #viewfromwork @ Vauxhall Motors HQ

(21:49:17) RT @clairebland1: At the top of the hour, I’ll be live with my new show on #MintFM

Tweets for 02 Dec 2014


(07:42:58) "My love is bigger than the Universe" - doesn't compare favourably with the Catholic Herald, though #NicheBeeGeesCatholicPublicationJoke

(11:13:53) Americans don't tend to say "And then, happy days..." unless they're reading from a 1980s TV listing magazine.

Tweets for 01 Dec 2014


(20:50:26) Potaters gonna potate.

Tweets for 30 Nov 2014


(08:57:00) RT @mrs_forky: Anybody fancy joining our festive version of Eurovision...?

(09:03:45) I'm surprised Iceland hasn't bought into the 'Frozen' franchise.

(23:01:18) Off to bed at the end of the First Sunday of Advent. And it's December tomorrow... how exciting!

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