Drown some shamrock

“Eternal is the fact that the human creature born in Ireland and brought up in its air is Irish. I have lived for twenty years in Ireland and for seventy-two in England; but the twenty came first, and in Britain I am still a foreigner and shall die one.”

George Bernard Shaw

[via Something…]

One, two, three, four, five…

This animation reminds me of the old Sesame Street counting video with the pinball machine. It’s really very well done with some quite neat music (reminds me of Gong) [via b3ta].

Also, thanks to Simon Brunning, I’m now a member of Orkut, the technological equivalent of cliques at school. As I was invited that way, I extend the invitation to anyone here to ask for an invite.

Careful with that Mail Eugene

Thank goodness my email embarassments have been limited to sending blank emails to a large distribution list. This lady wasn’t quite so lucky. I do approve of the reply that was sent:

“I mean, come on, I quote ‘Oh Alex I so wanted you to be there to hold my hand, I love music’. Who talks like that? What are you, like 16 or something? Alex, you need to sort this out. If she is 16, you’re in trouble. If she’s not then you need to get rid of her asap before she takes over your life…”