Gamification of Fitness

January 2, 2015

The people at Strava really know their target audience. I’m not even that athletic, and I’m already getting out on the road trying to set myself some records.

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Everything you could want, exactly where you want it.

April 30, 2013

I’m delighted with the Internet. No, really.
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Washing Machine installed. Balance has returned to the Force.

March 15, 2012

On Thirsday last week, the electricity went out. After isolating the various circuits (lights, mains, shower) I identified the culprit – the utility room and/or the kitchen.

By further elimination we narrowed it down to the washing machine, which was duly removed on Friday and placed in front of our house. Within half an hour, it had been lifted by three men on a cart who asked “D’you want that, mate?” and promptly took it off my hands. Read the rest of this entry »