Christmas Presents 2008

Here's what was waiting for me under the tree this year: Favourite Foods: LagavulinJamaican Blue MountainGreen & Black's Selection BoxTraditional: Five pairs of socksNext Signature Eau de ToiletteBooks: Gervase Phinn - A Wayne In A MangerRichard Dawkins - Unweaving the

Booze Tech

I got home from work the other night and the wife said "Hey, Ian - watch this!" before proceeding to bash herself around the head with a bottle of wine. "This," I thought to myself, "must be a side-effect of


This made me smile.  I'm just looking through our Tesco receipt from the week's shopping - it's often entertaining to see how items can be described in just fourteen characters. This week, we treated ourselves to some lovely Wensleydale

USA Trip 2006: Breakfast Prep

Photo by Rachel Park / UnsplashOn our first morning in California, we headed out to breakfast, which was preceded by a short session of Breakfast Prep’, courtesy of Jocelyn.  It had been a couple of years since I’

Ian Turns Thirty

Earlier this month, without warning, I turned thirty years old.  How did that happen?!  It all seems to have gone by so quickly - one minute I was making cranes out of Lego, then playing Dungeons & Dragons,