Tag Archives: Odds & Ends

(Belated) Home Improvement

This one’s going to be a rant with crappy pictures and videos. Sorry. Posting this does have a practical purpose – it encourages me to document the progress of the conversion so far. Not that I think this blog is … Continue reading

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Brexit – the final solution to my consumerist paralysis.

  Gosh, what a pompous title that is. Brian Sewell would’ve been proud. But yeah, I need a new laptop and have done for well over a year. The current one, purchased in 2010, is slower than a granny at … Continue reading

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FIFA 17 and its forms of digital exploitation.

As someone born post 1980 I’m fairly hedonistic, but recently I’ve come to despise an aspect of my bourgeoisie behaviour, and how easily it has transcended reasonable moderation. My intentions were benign; to have more options available to me when … Continue reading

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Black Friday – a disgruntled view from the side-lines.

I fucking hate Tesco. I hate their patronising slogan. It irks me that they flatten hundreds of family run shops or small businesses every year. They pay their shop floor employees fuck all. Their brand products are all, without exception, … Continue reading

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The impending perils of “pimping my computer”.

When I had my computer built last October by PC Specialist (who I’d thoroughly recommend) I hedged my bets. I invested in a 500GB Samsung solid state drive, a dedicated sound card, and a very good Intel i7 CPU. However, … Continue reading

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