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The Pumpkin Queen

Not only does Jessica carve a scary looking Jack O’Lantern, she also makes a mean roasted garlic pumpkin bisque with herb potato dumplings.

PodNews 3: Your iPod's best friend.

What do you get when you take two great things, the iPod and RSS, and combine them? You get PodNews 3.

Despair, Inc.

Are you sick of those "inspirational" posters with pithy sayings presented underneath pictures of cute animanals and/or sweeping landscapes?

Apple - iMac

The deed is done. I just placed an order at the Apple store for a 17 inch iMac.

The Chimera Project

I’ve started surfing the web with a new browser. It’s called Chimera, a Mac OS X browser from Mozilla.

Direct Marketing

Don Henley improves his street cred:

Friday Fun

3D Pong.

West Pier Pictures

Here are some truly excellent pictures of the West Pier here in Brighton.

Transmit 2

I’ve just upgraded to Transmit version 2. Very nice it is, too.

The Han Solo Affair

The funniest piece of Lego animation I’ve seen yet.

RSS Validator

Mark Pilgrim and Sam Ruby have released an RSS validator. This coincides nicely with the fact that I’ve just updated my RSS feed from using version 0.92 to version 1.0.

The ElectriClerk

Remember those wonderfully retro computing devices from Terry Gilliam’s Brazil?

Stop the Patent Process Madness

Wired has published an excellent article by Lauren Weinstein on the ludicrous state of Intellectual Property patents:

The Morning News - The Opposite of Sex and the City

What if Sex and the City had been written by Beckett?…

Guess the Dictator or Sit-Com Character

This is a scarily accurate online version of twenty questions. It didn’t take long for it to guess that I was thinking of Alex P. Keaton from Family Ties.

Hayden

I’ve just come back from seeing the Canadian singer/songwriter Hayden playing at a local pub. He was rather wonderful.

At the closing of the day

It’s the end of another working week spent with the fine folks over at Metal Dragons working on a site relaunch.

Ryan Adams not amused to be called Bryan

Poor Ryan Adams. I guess the joke has worn very, very thin for him:

Opera Software

Following close on the heels of Wired News, another site has switched over to a valid XHTML/CSS layout.

Salter Cane

If you’d like to hear the fruits of last week’s labours in the studio, the song is now available for download from the band’s website.

Lost in Translation

I bet these guys would have loved to get hold of Jessica’s other domain name.

podLob

A beautiful site with some fantastic DHTML widgets to play with.

More Wired News

Following up my last post about the redesign of Wired News, here’s an interview with Douglas Bowman who led the development team.

Wired News: A Site for Your Eyes

Wired News has switched over to an all-out XHTML/CSS layout.

Googlefight

Ha!

More pierced buildings

I spotted another modified building on my way out of Brighton station yesterday.

huh?

The huh? corporation:

Pea throwing

Today, by happy chance, I found myself in Lewes.

Body art meets architecture

Somebody is going around piercing buildings in Brighton & Hove.

Busy, busy, busy

Sorry, can’t stop - people to be, places to meet; no time to blog.

Eric Myer Photography

Fun with faces.

Edward J.Funkuncle

Set aside some time to look through the wonderful Funkuncle website.

Dive Into Mark

Hot on the heels of my blogging anniversary, comes this anniversary from Mark: