I am Pythagoras! I have inside me blood of Kings!

by Purple Wyrm on February 28, 2004

That was fun. I just spent over half an hour trying to solve algebraic equations for some programming I’m doing. It was to do with scaling right angled triangles up and down -keeping the same angles but making the sides (…)

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From the school of Extreme Sarcasm…

by Purple Wyrm on February 27, 2004

Recipe for a hit R’n’B song Hit the pedal of a base drum once, and record it. Loop this at a rate of 30bpm. Select a hit song of the last forty years. Fast forward to a section with either (…)

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Observations…

by Purple Wyrm on February 25, 2004

Observations prompted by watching Doctor Who – The Mind Robber. 1) Those soldiers are worse than Serpent Guards. 2) Back in 1968 (and when she wasn’t screaming hysterically at everything that even twitched) Wendy Padbury was a bit of a (…)

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Fu-Bar’ Says it all really…

by Purple Wyrm on February 24, 2004

You know, I’ve come to a decision. I am no longer going to watch The Secret Life of Us. Secret Life used to be on at 8:30 on Mondays, but for some reason they’ve moved it to 9:30 on Wednesdays. (…)

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Cyclones, lightning, black dogs and ammunition

by Purple Wyrm on February 22, 2004

Wow, talk about your weird weeks. This week’s particular weirdness all comes down to the weather. Starting on about Sunday we got into one of our standard summertime north-easterly air streams. This of course meant that (since the air in (…)

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Gil Grissom for America!

by Purple Wyrm on February 18, 2004

Can you honestly tell the difference?

Counting Up the Spoils

by Purple Wyrm on February 17, 2004

Three things I hate… Perth Summer Weather (37 yesterday, 37 today, 35 tomorrow with high humidity) Train Strikes, particularly when combined with item 1 Internet Explorer 5.2.3 for the Macintosh Three things I love… Firefox Zeldman Paralyzed by the Legendary (…)

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Take that Cupid! (Bop shoowap waaa-ooo!)

by Purple Wyrm on February 14, 2004

JOHN 2/14 – Shivaree It’s so romantic,The neighborhood’s littered with white gloves,The flowers were hand picked,They’re taping up paper doves, And it’s hard to think,When everything’s red and pink,It’s hard to eat,When everything’s sweet, I guess it’s just the perfect (…)

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Bitter Diatribe :)

by Purple Wyrm on February 13, 2004

The month of February always reminds me of the family holidays we used to go on down to Bunbury. Way way back in the dim past we had some family friends living down there – the Fields. The parents were (…)

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I have *no* credibility as a film critic…

by Purple Wyrm on February 8, 2004

Last Sunday I went and saw Underworld with Ryan and Fabian. I’d actually been wanting to go and see it because… well frankly because Kate Beckinsale looked so great in the adds. I mean let’s face it, we’re talking about (…)

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