• nablopomo,  quotes,  Uncategorized

    >AAAAAACHooo!!!!

    >A bad cold wouldn’t be so annoying if it weren’t for the advice of our friends. Kin Hubbard (1868-1930), U.S. humorist Like everyone else, when I don’t know what else to do, I seem to go in for catching colds. George Jean Nathan, (1882–1958), U.S. drama critic There is only one way to treat a cold, and that is with contempt. Sir William Osler (1849-1919), Canadian physician I signed up to do NaBloPoMo again this month.  Then I woke up yesterday morning with a scratchy throat and has become apparent throughout the day today, a cold.   So I have very little motivation for blogging or thoughts of what to…

  • january 2009,  Life in 2009,  nablopomo,  thinking,  Uncategorized

    >NaBloPoMo Day 1 – Changing the Blog

    >I’ve signed up to do NaBloPoMo this month.  I’m hoping that a commitment to blog everyday this month through this challenge and some other changes I want to make to this blog will do good things.  I’ve really not been enjoying this blog over the last couple off weeks but hopefully the challenge and the changes will revitalise this blog (either that or kill it off completely, something I have briefly considered) and I will start enjoying it again. I don’t really want to get into the why I haven’t been enjoying it or the details of the changes I plan to make but I wanted to record both things…

  • Losin' It,  nablopomo,  NaNo,  Uncategorized,  writing

    >Writing and Weight and Fireworks

    >The good thing about doing both NaBloPoMo AND NaNoWriMo is that on days when I don’t really have any inspiration for my blog entry I just simply tell you what my NaNo word count is and witter on about that for a while. I have 3580 words for NaNo so far, I’ve set up three characters and mentioned a third and fourth. Other than that not much has happened other that a shit load of padding it out. Still, that;s half the fun. And I suddenly like what I’ve written this afternoon which is always good. I am slightly ahead of the curve at the moment but I haven’t written…

  • awareness,  comedy,  current affairs,  I want to change the world,  nablopomo,  NaNo,  Uncategorized

    >Canvas Bags – Tim Minchin

    > Take your canvas bagsWhen you goTo the supermarketWhy use plastic bags when you knowYou know the world can’t take it Take your canvas bagsWhen you goTo the supermarket market marketDon’t you use those plastic onesNo, no, noDon’t you know that you’ll feel better for it Take your canvas bagsTake your canvas bagsTake your canvas bagsTo the supermarket Just think about the worldAnd how the world would be fantasticIf we got rid of all the plasticWe just need to get enthusiasticStart a competition gymnasticOr a bag making comp at your schoolFuck it, make it interscholasticCanvas is for everyoneWhether you be rebellious and iconoclasticOr conservative or ecclesiasticI don’t care if you’re…