Bah!

by Purple Wyrm on January 29, 2015

The mercury has been in the high 30’s since Monday, and is expected to remain there until next Friday at least. We’re also looking at a week of thunderstorms, to compliment the one that woke up about half the city (…)

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War Games

by Purple Wyrm on January 27, 2015

Observing the current DDOS attacks on the US via Norse makes me feel like a submarine commander in a Cold War movie, watching World War III play out. Here’s some music to go with it

Hottest 100 2014

by Purple Wyrm on January 26, 2015

Not live blogging the countdown this year, I’ve got better things to do with my time. But I am listening to it and can state with confidence that even without Taylor Swift it’s not a great year. Too much dull/shouty (…)

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It’s very Scary fighting Snake

by Purple Wyrm on January 24, 2015

Apparently my apartment complex has been invaded by snakes. Or possibly snake. There are posters up everywhere advising that a snake has been seen around the back of some of the units and that if seen again the local snake (…)

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Meanwhile in another universe…

by Purple Wyrm on January 22, 2015

“Upon this very stone which you see here, knobbly and unadorned, the letters that The West reported may still be read, if one has the strength of will to approach the Coventry Markets. That I have done, and this I (…)

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I know it’s been hot lately

by Purple Wyrm on January 19, 2015

From allegedly reputable media organisation news.com.au I know it’s been hot lately, but still…

From VDNKh to Pobedy Park

by Purple Wyrm on January 17, 2015

I finished another of my Christmas books, the Russian sci-fi novel Metro 2033 by Dmitry Glukhovsky yesterday. For those not in the know – as I was not until Helen mentioned it in an email a few months back – (…)

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Deus in Machina

by Purple Wyrm on January 12, 2015

Shocking isn’t it? I say I’ll start updating again, and then complete silence for weeks. I’ll claim the psychological shock of returning to work combined with the first day of said work coinciding with the hottest day in 18 years (…)

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