Tag: books

  • Sunday Times Oxford Literary Festival: 29th March-5th April 2009

    This year’s Oxford Literary Festival lasts a little longer than in previous years, and there are some good speakers to look forward to. My personal highlight will be an appearance by Bad Science‘s Ben Goldacre on Sunday 5th April at the McKenna room. Also appearing of note are Ian McEwan, Aravind Adiga and Raymond Blanc,…

  • Idle thoughts

    Am feeling happier and happier to be back using iTunes, after a couple of years using Amarok in Linux. Just find it that slight bit more searchable, and it hooks up with the iPhone a treat, just finding and listening to a lot of different things, both in terms of podcasts and music. New Xbox…

  • On Course

    Well a course in Milton Keynes. About telephones. For two whole days. Joy. Actually, its a bit dull but worthy workwise. Not as exciting as Windows courses, which is saying something Have been reading Michael Moore’s Stupid White Men: …and Other Sorry Excuses for the State of the Nation!, which is an awesome book. If…