212. Swine flu is stupid. 30 April, 2009 — Normal Blog Stuff.
A lot of people are a little scared, or even hysterical, about this year’s wave of swine flu.
208. Helping car manufacturers. 30 March, 2009 — Normal Blog Stuff.
Dearest reader, you might have heard about the Motor Traders’ Association in NSW proposing an old-car buyback scheme to the Australian Federal Government.
205. My awesome day. 23 March, 2009 — Normal Blog Stuff.
In the morning I called fifteen bakeries looking for work and no one had vancancies, so I drove to my old TAFE (technical college, tertiary education) to see if the career advisor there could register me with some apprenticeship recruiters since I hadn’t been having much luck with the direct approach.
204. The Pope sez. 19 March, 2009 — Normal Blog Stuff.
Hey, guess what, dearest readers!
For a while now I’ve had to clear desk space for a typewriter since there are fewer distractions on a typewriter, but I found this typewriter emulator called Blockwriter that does much the same thing.
202. Night time. 01 March, 2009 — Normal Blog Stuff.
I have started playing The Sims again to balance out all of the Supreme Commander, and I do not think it is a very accurate simulation of human emotion.
201. Reading music. 21 February, 2009 — Normal Blog Stuff.
After a long search for music that was suitable for laid-back activities — like for programming, or reading or just relaxing — I now see that the answer was in video games, of course.
198. A nice absurdity. 14 February, 2009 — Normal Blog Stuff.
I have always been interested in Russia because of its signficance in determining the future of the world.
196. Scheduling. 01 February, 2009 — Normal Blog Stuff.
Two stories every day.
195. Games over school. 28 January, 2009 — Normal Blog Stuff.
Once again finding myself on Wikipedia, about twenty tabs open on subjects ranging from high/low pressure to 76mm shells to the reunification of Berlin, it occurs to me that video games, combined with my own steam, have taught me more over less time than school did.