Dream Serious

Last night I had a long poignant dream about balancing precariously on narrow ledges. On reflection, I think playing Mario 64 in bed before I went to sleep was a bad idea. It is snowing on and off here, but in a rather pathetic non-northern fashion. Very pretty to look Read more…

Hmmmmmm

Nice lazy weekend, took it nice and easy with S. Bit more gardening, have moved the buried bike out of the way, to now get down to the layer containing a hoover, a rabbit hutch and numerous other random items the previous tennants tried unsuccessfully to burn and then bury. Read more…

Strange Days

Hmmmm, got to bed early last night, and wrote two short pages of stuff I was vaguely happy with. Not like me to accomplish things now. Quite satisfying really, and have another idea this morning. It was a nice feeling last night, sat down to write down one litte idea, Read more…

Slow of Mind

Bit tired today. Forgot to say, saw Harry Hill at the New Theatre on Saturday night, very good standup. He is suprisingly good at improvising, which is a side to him I haven’t seen before. Also, figured out how to set up a search extension in Firefox to exclude something Read more…

Dainty Shooting

Have played the demos in a bit more depth now on the DS. WarioWare Touched is an outrageous game, 3-5 second bursts of stylus-shredding activity. The sheer sense of fun and joy in it is a delight, this game isn’t going to change your life, but it will put an Read more…

Details, Suprises

Some random thoughts on the DS thus far: The mini games on Mario are really nice, all designed to show off some of the different control routine libraries you can use on the touch screen. There is a very funny version of missile command, but you fire cannonballs using a Read more…

Dashed

Didn’t get my DS yesterday. Didn’t Nintendo read my blog? Tha fools. I will now give it a bad review, and my wrath will be heard throughout the world. Bollocks I will, I am far too much of a fanboy for that. And I do have a more realistic view Read more…