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2018
Final year in Chicago
Jan
03
10
The Townhall
“Five candidates will enter the theatre in turn. The first candidate is a 54 year old ...”
22
January Scrapbook
2 comments
Feb
05
Lost Property
4 comments
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The Dallas Miracle
2 comments
Mar
20
California Triptych
7 comments
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
14
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Rumours
1 comments
Nov
2017
Jan
Feb
Mar
01
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Florida 2.0
3 comments
13
A Weekend in Denver
3 comments
27
Duqqa and Despotism
1 comments
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
12
Grandpa
32 comments
24
Sep
04
Footie
4 comments
19
The $2 Pizza
3 comments
23
Oct
Nov
Dec
2016
Jan
02
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On Gifts
4 comments
21
Dalek Cutaway
8 comments
Feb
Mar
Apr
17
Confession
“I'm stretching out, shoeless, on a sofa at the back of a fancy coffee shop. You ...”
10 comments
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Twelve
2 comments
May
02
Providence
4 comments
09
Go, Cubs, Go!
1 comments
15
Eurovision 2016
2 comments
23
Memphis
1 comments
31
Oh, hi Ohio
8 comments
Jun
Jul
Aug
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Oct
Nov
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2015
Jan
Feb
Mar
05
Plastic Revolution, Mr. Burns, addendum
“It's been a quietish few weeks. And although it seems spring might finally be on ...”
1 comments
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Apr
May
02
Notes on the election
“Very much enjoyed seeing John in The Upstairs Concierge last week. It didn't get great reviews, but ...”
1 comments
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Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
09
One Week In London
3 comments
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20
Oct
Nov
20
Godietz!
3 comments
30
Dec
2014
Chicago!
Jan
01
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DG
“I met Diamond Geezer last night. Went to a pub in Wapping, in fact. This might ...”
Feb
Mar
09
Watching, waiting, reading, hacking
“It's an odd period of limbo at the moment. Went out and saw The Lego Movie: certainly one ...”
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Apr
May
08
Oman and Sri Lanka
3 comments
17
Moving to Chicago
2 comments
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Two Jehovah's Witnesses Knock At The Door...
“It finally happened! After years of waiting and just days before we stop living together, Josh ...”
Jun
Jul
05
11
Dominic vs. Freedom #1: The Dentist
“The first in an occasional series of posts in which I can justify anything I do as ...”
9 comments
16
24
Billy Joel
1 comments
Aug
01
Hello, Chicago
7 comments
08
Common Room
3 comments
14
17
The Life and Lies of Jimmy Savile
“I wrote this a couple of weeks ago, but never got around to finishing it ...”
1 comments
26
Sep
10
21
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Shakespeare Improv
“A few words in praise of The Improvised Shakespeare Company, who I saw at the ...”
Oct
05
15
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Jamie's Wedding
2 comments
28
Selfs in Chi Town
1 comments
Nov
06
08
Interstellar
“When we were young, my dad made sure we watched 2001: A Space Odyssey and Contact. ...”
2 comments
17
Winter approaches
2 comments
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Friendsgiving
1 comments
30
Dec
2013
Jan
22
January Coolness
1 comments
Feb
Mar
Apr
23
The Problem With Grids
“Grid cities seem amazing. In a tangled and historic mess of London's roads, each and ...”
1 comments
24
May
04
Comin' home again
1 comments
Jun
Jul
14
28
The Other Place
“You've probably not heard of it, but there's a small university town - about an ...”
Aug
Sep
16
O Canada
2 comments
29
Oct
Nov
Dec
2012
Highbury flat
Jan
08
Off we go
“And so 2012 has got off to a thoroughly lovely start. (As it was always ...”
Feb
05
On The Lion King (mostly)
“If I'm unnecessarily stressed this week, I have only myself to blame: I've been pouring ...”
26
Oh hai blog
2 comments
Mar
17
31
Out of Office
“Rite of passage alert: yesterday evening I set an Out Of Office email for the ...”
Apr
09
21
Deal Or No Deal
3 comments
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
06
27
Arsenal Concert Plans
“To: pdimoldenberg @ quatro-consults.co.uk Cc: andy.hull @ islington.gov.uk; theresa.debono @ islington.gov.uk; richard.greening @ islington.gov.uk To whom it ...”
6 comments
Nov
Dec
2011
Jan
Feb
01
On goodbyes and Nazis
“Have spent the past couple of days saying farewell to little groups here and there: ...”
Operation Waterfight
“So, today Tash K and I went on a fact-finding mission to a local homoeopathy ...”
3 comments
06
Mar
10
10 American Photos
2 comments
14
No hiccups
1 comments
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dominicself.co.uk Readership Census
“In honour of the census, I have prepared an important survey of my own. Do ...”
1 comments
23
Census Results!
4 comments
26
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Eat, Pray, Loathe
“Since Grace and I have a relationship vaguely based on a shared hatred for a ...”
1 comments
Apr
09
Hot town, summer in the city
“Today was not April 2011, and anyone who says otherwise is a liar. Rather some indeterminable ...”
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May
09
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There is a mystery to you deep beneath the flesh! (Rock on, Moldova.)
“I feel slightly disorganised at the minute, like I'm being tugged in multiple directions. There ...”
29
Pub atheism redux
“Disappointingly, there was no Rapture last Saturday, which not only robbed us all of an ...”
1 comments
Jun
Jul
10
Sunday homily: a gentle suggestion for better living
“So my boss admitted the other day that he hadn't blogged since starting his job: ...”
1 comments
30
Aug
20
A few things I have learned after two months in a proper office
“• The moment you really feel like you're a fully-fledged member of the team comes ...”
1 comments
28
Summery catchup
2 comments
Sep
Oct
02
29
Snippets and things
2 comments
Nov
02
Retro Comprehensive Evangelism Day
“I'm sure my relative quietness on education and schools recently has been a blessed relief ...”
27
Dec
2010
Graduation
Jan
06
Fun in the Snow
3 comments
12
Official: reading is good
“Ladies and gentlemen, from a chilly Cambridge attic bedroom, I wish you a good evening. ...”
1 comments
21
Didhngijrndnvjdnfvvcdkgvwajhnjmfghbv. d.
“I know, I know, I've been really lax in blogging, and have clearly been overtaken ...”
6 comments
28
(How amusing if Laura, Lucy and Gavin met up?)
“When even someone like Matt - who, in a former life, rather mocked this blog! ...”
Feb
08
17
The multifarious goodness of chatting
“One of life's oddities: this evening, I got to interview Ken Livingstone. OK, backtrack. So there ...”
19
Oh, come on...
2 comments
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Mar
06
What I owe my mitochondria #5203*
“There was a little stress to begin with, last night, as a crowd of historians ...”
1 comments
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Edinburgh
1 comments
Apr
02
Authority on Video
5 comments
07
It's hard to say cause he's stubborn and a pig and fights with me...
“I'm not dead. Not nearly. But having now committed myself to the insane asylum (in ...”
1 comments
19
Everybody wants to be a cat
“Dom returned to 'da Bridge today for his FINAL TERM! I WONDER WHAT HE'S GOING ...”
27
Now We Are Six
7 comments
30
Voting
1 comments
May
07
11
Smile
“Well, as of this evening we now have a Conservative Prime Minister. And yet, I'm ...”
8 comments
17
"Four Lions?" "YES"
“I interrupt this desert of blogging mostly to wax lyrical about Four Lions. Yes, Chris ...”
2 comments
27
Displacement activity
“Since I'm currently bouncing around aimlessly - siphoning off unfinished cake from the fridge and ...”
Jun
04
All good things...
“So. I've been seriously toying with whether I should blog anything at all about Lucy ...”
5 comments
08
Free Dom
“I'm done! Free! Finished! Yay! As I said, my last exam - the India paper - ...”
1 comments
15
Highlights from Trinity May Ball
“OK, I don't have time to trawl through photographs at the moment - or even ...”
2 comments
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I, Graduate
4 comments
29
Jul
07
11
In which debates are held, dinner is served, tweeters dance and gender role reversals are finally undone
“A thoroughly pleasant weekend! Yesterday was QPCS's Summer Fair, and as usual they held some ...”
13
Right To Reply
“From: Dominic Self To: macer.hall@express.co.uk Sent: Tue 13/07/2010 16:55 Subject: Request for comment Dear Mr. Hall, I am writing ...”
2 comments
20
Nothing Comic Anymore
“"I... I... I thought we had something. I believed in you! I loved you, dammit, ...”
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PuntCon, yay!
2 comments
Aug
Sep
01
08
"There must be some way out of here..."
“I know I've mentioned Battlestar Galactica a fair bit over the past year or so, ...”
2 comments
14
At least I'm not on YouTube
“Years ago I got an e-mail from a blog reader, who I didn't know, saying ...”
4 comments
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Cameo Role
1 comments
Oct
02
07
Avenue Q
1 comments
10
On parties, people and pubs
“In the old days, things were simple. You worked at school from Monday to Friday, ...”
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Nov
13
People
“Over the past two weeks*, I have partaken of food or drink with the following: The ...”
17
23
Back to Cambridge! (Briefly.)
“Big thanks to Simon for putting me up in Cambridge for the weekend - I ...”
30
Dec
14
Blogging stuff for many nights... like a blizzard
“Things I haven't blogged about: Heathers, Deathly Hallows, cousin Jamie visiting, The Infamous Sofa Incident ...”
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2009
Jan
02
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On Plato
“*sighs* This is the term in which I study the history of political thought (to 1700), ...”
2 comments
21
Watch him now, here he comes
“Rather in the spirit of a certain Northern Scientist, I'd like to begin with a ...”
2 comments
24
April
3 comments
27
Slightly fewer than fifteen Tweets
“So I've finally joined Twitter, and at about the same time as Lucy and Abbi. ...”
3 comments
29
Breakup
“I just wanted to say, simply and openly to avoid silly gossip, that Lucy and ...”
31
I need to blog
“I can't let the question of 'how?' put me off for too long, else I'll ...”
2 comments
Feb
03
Articulus blogus
2 comments
04
25 Factoids
“I'm in the computer room, not bothering to go home before I come right back ...”
3 comments
05
09
Just a nice, satisfying day
“Today (well, yesterday) was just one of those happy, fun days you have without particularly ...”
3 comments
10
With apologies to all my readers
“"Good afternoon! You're listening to Drivetime LIVE on SpoutRadio with me, Angry McNab, on the ...”
11
Slumdog Millionaire
“Don't worry Tash, I did love it! Yup, I'm just back from finally seeing Slumdog ...”
2 comments
18
A trayne of imaginations
“Somebody reassure me, please, that I'm not the only one to have to-do lists with ...”
3 comments
22
International Jet Set
“This post is very late; but very late is better than never, right? And I'm ...”
7 comments
26
Thankfulness
“"...it is not unusual in theology to debate questions whose answer is certain (de re ...”
3 comments
Mar
03
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Eins Zwei Drei... Weltpolizei!
“OK OK, I will blog, otherwise you might start thinking that I never actually made ...”
9 comments
20
Betterment
5 comments
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Gon Out, Backson
“Book Club sometimes has a habit of losing its literary aspirations, particularly when none of ...”
2 comments
Apr
06
07
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Poking the Past
“I thought I'd write a post based around thoughts rather than events for once, which ...”
2 comments
18
25
Revision makes life a series of exam questions
“Yes, I am alive! A little worried about the short-term viability of this blog though, ...”
2 comments
27
Give me five!
5 comments
May
01
Ambitious much?
1 comments
03
In The Loop
3 comments
06
Waffle
“Roll up, ladies and gentlemen, roll up! I've two scintillating sequences of events for presentation ...”
3 comments
11
15
I dreamed a dream (to further the plot)
“I've been thinking about dreams in fiction. And, more specifically, why we accept them without ...”
1 comments
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10 Cultures
“Just back from Bill Thompson's talk on the '10 cultures problem': a restatement of CP ...”
1 comments
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Jun
03
08
Yet more virtual ink spilt for the BNP
“So here we are - it's the night before my last exam. It's the History ...”
14
I so clearly deserve this
“The very good thing about having done exams is that I now feel entirely guiltless ...”
3 comments
15
Quick Quiz
30 comments
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10100
“I need to own up to the fact that I'm now twenty. I've updated my ...”
6 comments
24
Pub atheism
“I want to post a little bit more on my afternoon with Joshua and Niamh ...”
25
Jul
06
Newquay in Collage
1 comments
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Stolen filler content
“I'm stealing this from Saoirse, who in turn stole it from someone or other. 1. For ...”
3 comments
28
Ground Control
4 comments
Aug
02
Quick post, pre-Liverpool
“I stand rightfully accused of leaving far too long between posts, and then trying to ...”
06
09
11
Amazing unpredictability
“Here's a very quick example of one gigantic leap in logic: It is amazingly unpredictable how ...”
14
Blogging: the gap inbetween travelling
“Or so it feels at the moment - I'm off to Devon tomorrow with the ...”
3 comments
23
Adventures in Devon
6 comments
27
Rebirth
4 comments
31
Save the kittens!
An open letter to James Murdoch
“Dear James Murdoch, I'm really, really sorry. Really, I am. I've let you down so really ...”
6 comments
Sep
05
Things won are done; joy's soul lies in the doing
“(OK, I was lying - this blog may indeed be continuing in its free incarnation ...”
09
Brenglish
“People are proud to belong to all sorts of places: their country, their city, their ...”
6 comments
13
20
New Posts For The People (Theme)
“It's a quiet, reflective day today. Almost (almost ) a touch melancholic, although the truth ...”
3 comments
30
You're Turning Into Ken Wayne
“I haven't blogged in an abysmally long time, and since I know for a fact ...”
2 comments
Oct
03
I cain't resist an Othello
“Argh! I had such a lovely day today, and I refuse to let it be ...”
2 comments
04
And so it begins
“Just a quick dispatch this morning \ afternoon! It's coming direct from the computer room ...”
3 comments
06
12
Darwinism fails!
4 comments
19
Worms: Apple Of My Eye
“I feel like I should apologise for not blogging more often. However, I have just ...”
1 comments
Pickled Dalek
“(For the purposes of historical record, and since clever tweeters have just figured it out, ...”
3 comments
25
7th Heaven
1 comments
26
Nov
Dec
07
The Incident
“OK... so this has been a bit of a long day, and I don't want ...”
3 comments
14
22
Oflucy
5 comments
28
2008
Jan
03
Happy New Year!
“A slightly belated welcome to 2008 SexFest 08 was a great success, packed with people ...”
1 comments
04
Group blog
“For the first and only time in my life, I have been ordered to blog ...”
2 comments
09
The Kite Runner
1 comments
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Grandad
5 comments
23
Back in class!
“We had our first Themes and Sources class today, mine on Utopian Writing. And do ...”
2 comments
24
Sophie's Supermarket Sweep
“Don't stress, she is actually hungry for online fame (Afterwards, we made up and recorded ...”
10 comments
27
Rewriting the Mail
“Sometimes, just sometimes, the Daily Mail (or the Mail on Sunday, which pompous Hitchens should ...”
8 comments
Feb
01
Christian Vice
“Stephen Green is a very hard man to character assassinate: merely opening his mouth is ...”
2 comments
05
Yesterday, today and tomorrow (and ever onward)
“This post, with the aid of the simple functional device of moving from the past ...”
5 comments
07
09
Rowan Williams
“I don't think Rowan Williams should resign as Archbishop of Canterbury. He is certainly a ...”
3 comments
11
Waxing lyrical
“In the interests of a nice random post to celebrate the completion of another weekly ...”
5 comments
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24
Ur... hands up, baby, hands up?
“Greetings, reader or three! Apologies for my absence, but this week I've been fighting on ...”
8 comments
Mar
04
Blogage Backlogage
“The title of this post was developed in conjunction with Sophie Rodger, who's hip to ...”
9 comments
10
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London calling!
“Sorry Abbi, but I'm going to have to pre-empt your feature on the London Mayoral ...”
5 comments
20
Talented
3 comments
23
Apr
01
"Lucky Bounce"
2 comments
05
Optimism
“Facebook recently threw open the floodgates for the 'political views' listing, which had hitherto been ...”
5 comments
08
Abbi's Dinner Party
6 comments
10
Geek Days Out
“I think my mother and I have a proud history when it comes to geek ...”
18
This is dominicself.co.uk. Haha!
“No no, I haven't abandoned my blog! In fact, here's a major marketing push... Now that ...”
5 comments
19
[popular search engine] Quiz
“This post was nicked from Lucy and her swish new blog , and has been ...”
3 comments
Dalek cookies, slightly charred
5 comments
21
Peterhouse Politics Blog: Shared Spaces
“ There was a certain irony in the fact that the Archbishop of Canterbury’s poorly thought ...”
Voting!
“First things first: I thought my mock exam this morning was as amusing poor as ...”
2 comments
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Fourplay
“'Energetic' and 'imaginative' best describe the 4-year-old. Often impatient and silly, they discover humour and ...”
3 comments
May
01
Time's up
“As this post publishes the polls in the London mayoral elections will have just closed, ...”
8 comments
03
Gutting
7 comments
11
Summer Workin'
“Aha, the sun is gloriously wonderful isn't it? I mean, I know I go on ...”
4 comments
15
A complaint!
“Right, this needs to be blogged: Sainsbury's have a serious attitude problem when it comes ...”
10 comments
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Five bad things of today
“(...and what the silver linings are.) 1. My essay was poorly written which never really got ...”
2 comments
23
Peterhouse Politics Blog: Standards, Not Structures
“ When New Labour came to power in 1997, they had a handy slogan for their ...”
30
I wonder - how important are blog titles for readership rates?
“I hold, in my hands, an exam paper. My exam paper. OK, so it isn't ...”
6 comments
Jun
08
A blog post which finally ends up retelling a trivial event in great detail
“At this exact moment in time I feel slightly off: not, you may argue, the ...”
1 comments
14
Garden Parrrrtay!
5 comments
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Overwhelmed
1 comments
27
Soaking up the serotonin
“My Grand Tour of British Rail 'National Rail' stations has seemingly been resumed for the ...”
4 comments
30
Jul
07
These are a few of my favourite things...
“This wasn't intentional, but I don't think I've blogged since my dad added me to ...”
2 comments
11
Live travel news
3 comments
15
The Forbidden Kingdom: A Commentary
“Lucy's been over for the past few days, so we've been around London playing our ...”
2 comments
16
Sad things
3 comments
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A series of unfortunate events
“So I woke up today at 9.18, exactly. Well, if we're being truthful this was ...”
3 comments
31
Dovidenja!
“Right, I'm off! As of tomorrow morning I'll be on holiday for two weeks in ...”
9 comments
Aug
07
A holiday snippet
“So, we sit. The Self family sit on the hotel balcony overlooking the sea. Each ...”
1 comments
16
Croatian Diaries
1 comments
17
It's all macaroni
1 comments
23
I've got a tattoo!
“I'm annoyed with the Tories. It's coming in waves at the moment: some days I ...”
7 comments
31
Pub crawl?
“I'm not sure that last night really qualifies as a pub crawl seeing as there ...”
1 comments
Sep
03
On my mind
“Things I've watched: Mamma Mia, again, although this time with sing-a-long subtitles that almost no-one ...”
1 comments
04
Boris by numbers
4 comments
10
Dinner party!
2 comments
12
20
Accomplishments
“"Ah - this isn't a good feeling. I have a week before I go back ...”
2 comments
22
Geek moment of the day
“"The argument was whether you are a body or have a body..." "And you said you ...”
2 comments
23
My god of science!
3 comments
25
Die Welle
2 comments
Oct
04
A dispatch from the front
“Greetings! I am composing this blog entry late on Friday night (in sexy Notepad no less) ...”
10
My room(s)
5 comments
13
Ah, oh dear. A post that ended up rather longer than it should have done.
“Ooh, I love lectures at the moment. Many historians aren't so fond of attending, and ...”
9 comments
18
A wordle!
2 comments
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On the saeculum
11 comments
26
Ready Brek!
“Mmm, the oaty taste of childhood... I've been ill you see - ill from the deadly ...”
1 comments
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Nov
02
05
OBAMA
“Woohoo! What follows is a quick-and-nasty compilation of our election night. Ah, so very happy... ”
2 comments
07
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The Discovery
4 comments
21
Reindeer Post!
5 comments
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Visual Cultures
2 comments
Dec
01
Belonging
“Spookily, the BBC have done a big feature on 'community' a day or so after ...”
7 comments
07
12
Your analysis of my character was inescapably flawed
“Flashback Prompt: Abbi's post, obviously. Characters: John Smith and Adeline Worsley Timeline: 1870 Author's comments: When you have lots ...”
2 comments
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2007
Uni years
Jan
02
Hiya 2007
3 comments
03
Media management sucks
“Seriously, I don't know how Nic does it. It's really hard! However, since this blog ...”
12 comments
05
Fun Spam
“Recently there's been a noticeable increase in the number of spam e-mails received, not just ...”
10 comments
14
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Also reflective
“There's nothing like reading a friend's blog post entitled Reflections to put you into a ...”
3 comments
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Quick question on arguments
“I'll try and blog properly later but for now I just wanted to throw ...”
7 comments
Feb
06
Long overdue
5 comments
11
Diary of a hard-working student
“My Physics lesson seems to be experiencing a bit of a boom time at the ...”
6 comments
14
Communist Cake!
1 comments
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"My Half Term", by Dominic, aged 17
“Agh where has it all gone?! Half term is over and I really need ...”
8 comments
Mar
07
Website testing
“A really interesting part of my day today was helping to test a new website ...”
8 comments
08
Exam results! Brownies! Exam results! Tea!
“Today I got exam results: a C - 56/90 - in Physics and an A ...”
4 comments
Right wing macho geek?
“This evening I attended a Socialist Worker's Party public meeting. Future employers, upholders of the ...”
4 comments
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One more week
“And then it's the Easter holidays which I'm really looking forward to. Firstly as ...”
4 comments
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Quick post, quick post...
“I've practically lost my voice Buttt... I've just printed final copies of my English and ...”
3 comments
Apr
01
I'm in a rather wonderful mood 😀
“And have been since Saturday. It's just the feeling of waking up on Saturday and ...”
2 comments
06
"I do watch my sugar intake; I watch it as I'm eating it"
“Henceforth, this shall be my new motto! Yes, one of the many delights of having ...”
5 comments
09
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World Exclusive: Dominic's relationship with lie-in 'to come to an end'
“"Over the past week I've meet up with all four of my Holy Quadrinity (look, ...”
3 comments
21
I wasn't going to post this...
“... I swear, cross my heart and hope to die. But then I did it ...”
4 comments
22
Yo peeps
“I hope you're as excited as I am to introduce this blog's new name - ...”
2 comments
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I am three!
“Well, this blog was three on Friday. And because I believe strongly in doing research ...”
3 comments
May
01
06
Just in time!
“Just showing off now and blogging from a train which I literally sprinted down the ...”
3 comments
08
Rather unoriginal
“I thought I'd sum up my thought process over the last hour, as I've sat ...”
3 comments
12
It'd be a dull world if we thought before we spoke
“It's Eurovision tonight, and on the BBC News website readers were debating the tricky problem ...”
3 comments
16
Grammar schools
“The Tories are finally abandoning their symbolic commitment to grammar schools, of which there are ...”
2 comments
17
The News Quiz
“After Emily's dad accidentally booked too many tickets, and then Emily passed the spare tickets ...”
3 comments
20
Teetering at the precipice of goodbye
“ Tomorrow, I have my Physics Practical Exam. Readers with long memories may recall an occasional ...”
2 comments
Desktop Background
3 comments
21
Danger! High Voltage!
“The soundtrack for this post is provided by Electric Six I am beginning to form a ...”
8 comments
24
Stop Scientology becoming a religion
“Via Digg onward to the online petition to stop the 'Church' of Scientology becoming an ...”
28
A most unexpected Bullring blogging
“Yo peeps! I'm in the middle of coming back from Blackpool (more about that later, of ...”
1 comments
30
Blackpoolorama!
3 comments
31
Jun
05
Parallel Universe
7 comments
07
My last day
“Tomorrow, Friday 8th June, is my last day at school. Sure, I've got exams from 11st ...”
4 comments
08
Leaving photos - now up!
“Please do check out my beautiful album of leaving photos - available online now! And don't ...”
3 comments
Breaktime Gang: the leaving video
“As promised: (Don't forget to check out the leaving photos and leave any comments here!)”
5 comments
11
12
Categorising blogs
“Accepted Joshua's invitation to go and see The Marcus Brigstocke Interview It's Later Than You ...”
1 comments
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Accidents
“This week brought one of those moments which makes you stop and think for a ...”
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Big Birthday Blog
14 comments
21
Free at last?
2 comments
24
Literary High Tea
1 comments
27
Ooh, it's a new era!
“C'mon, I have to blog about this. We have a new Prime Minister! I was ...”
7 comments
Jul
05
Odds and ends
“I had a dream last night. In my dream, Bart Simpson was trying to find ...”
1 comments
07
13
Quick! Post!
“A quick post - it's been too long - to announce some things. In a ...”
4 comments
16
Chesham is...
2 comments
20
Bit of a disengagement coming
“First of all, a big welcome to the summer holidays to everyone ending term today! ...”
1 comments
27
30
The Simpsons Movie
3 comments
Aug
03
I never thought London was hot...
“...I mean, it's not, is it? Travelling to Birmingham has taught me that, actually, London ...”
05
08
13
I <3 Wales
2 comments
14
Revamp? Nah, refresh. Now with added orange!
“Originally, I had planned to fully redo this site over the summer. Start from scratch, ...”
15
Waiting
“If you want real pressure, of course, fast-forward two years time. I'd like to do ...”
3 comments
16
Edexcel exam results
“OK, so I couldn't resist getting up at 6 for when the website opened ...”
Breaking News: I'm in!
“Went to school. No results yet. Went to the park to enjoy the sun. Got ...”
22 comments
20
27
Cambridge Goodies
4 comments
31
Tricks of the Mind
“Finally got round to reading Derren Brown's Tricks of the Mind. Despite his recent TV ...”
3 comments
Sep
07
My first gig
2 comments
17
Back from Russia!
“It's high time to blog about my holiday in Russia, I think! Most of you ...”
18
Freshers' Party
“Just back from a Cambridge party for London-based freshers (St. Mark's Church, Old Marylebone Road) ...”
1 comments
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Cleaning out
“In preparation for moving out, I'm going through the stacks and stacks of paper which ...”
29
My last night at home
“For a while, at least Yes dear long-suffering blog attendees, tomorrow morning I'm off to ...”
Oct
02
04
Quick update
3 comments
07
08
11
Cutting it fine
“Wow... is it a measure of incredible incompetence that I managed to wake up 8.53 for ...”
4 comments
15
Ah, Monday afternoons
“The one breathing space in the week - between handing in my weekly essay and ...”
BBC News seems to have a quota
“Requiring the publication of a certain number of highly amusing quotes in one day: The ...”
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Cameron's shallow target talk
“I just wanted to give a quick demonstration of the utterly facile nature of the ...”
1 comments
29
Avoiding a Conservative England
“I was very struck by Nick Robinson's post on the 'English votes for English matters' ...”
Nov
03
This week...
“ Lucy came to see me for a few hours in a surprise visit! ...”
4 comments
08
09
Enterprise Skillz
10 comments
15
On Martin Bell, schools and people
“The 'anti-sleaze' man - a fitting follow-up to Lord Levy, perhaps? In my continuing mission ...”
18
Dreaming of God and fire
“Well well, if that dramatic title doesn't draw you in I really am at a ...”
11 comments
20
26
The end of the beginning!
“Almost done! Just need to print out my 8th and final weekly essay and hand ...”
That Oxford Union debate
“I have to say I think I felt justifiably proud of being at the Cambridge ...”
5 comments
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30
Comprehensive Debate
“I wasn't go to go to the debate tonight - 'This House Believes that the ...”
Dec
02
Priorities
“Oh, Sudan! What kind of society places so much importance on the name of a teddy ...”
2 comments
12
15
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Feed Mix
“I'm trialling out a new feature for this blog's sidebar: the Feed Mix. The idea ...”
1 comments
20
A Voight-Kampf test: read this post, show emotion
“The universe was pleasingly joined-up this week. OK, as an opening line to a blog ...”
3 comments
28
Happy Holidays
“Just a quick post to say Merry Christmas for that which has just been, and ...”
2 comments
29
2006
Jan
01
Welcome to 2006
“Happy New Year, and welcome to 2006. On the recently relaunched RV:Blog (which I insist ...”
4 comments
Thanks Nathan
3 comments
02
I got Windows Live Mail
“And I'm not even a regular Hotmail user (People who know me on MSN ...”
9 comments
03
Getting back into the groove
“It turned out to be a bit of a blessing in disguise, having an English ...”
8 comments
05
Is Politics dead?
“My Maths teacher wondered that today. David Cameron is working fast to ditch decades of ...”
4 comments
07
Locked in the park
“Well this was interesting. My dad and I were walking through Roundwood Park - as ...”
6 comments
11
Holy Smokes
“So there will be a free vote on the issue of a smoking ban. And ...”
2 comments
14
ICT Exam
“On Friday I was probably the most relaxed I will ever be for an examination ...”
2 comments
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One down...
“Did English exam this morning. As usual, I'm pretty bad about judging how an exam ...”
4 comments
...Ooh fuck
“Just to complete today's exam story - Physics went badly! I'm confident I'll have to ...”
8 comments
20
Quick and easy day
“Due to various teachers being ill or skiing (or possibly a combination of both) I ...”
2 comments
21
Futurama returns!
6 comments
23
The Claws of Ms Axon
“I'm obviously delighted and very relieved that Sue Axon today lost her case to force ...”
3 comments
27
Too arty?
“For the record, the current homepage was inspired by the Daily Show's Blurry Photos of ...”
7 comments
28
Cambridge Shadowing Scheme
“Woot! I just got a place on the scheme which means I'll get to ...”
2 comments
Feb
01
IE 7 Beta 2 Preview
“Grabbed the latest IE 7 Beta from Microsoft today to try out the long-awaited version ...”
8 comments
03
New York! Hurrah!
16 comments
12
Awesome
14 comments
13
Posting from the Apple Store
“Well, it seems to be a Babble tradition that has carried on into RV:Blog so ...”
3 comments
Daylight Atheism
“A little while ago I stumbled across Ebon Musings. It's a very well argued Atheist ...”
16
Busy having fun and doing things
“Well it's true. On Valentine's Day I went to see Munich, which is hardly the ...”
8 comments
19
I went to Cambridge you know
“OK wow, yes, I think I want to go to Cambridge now The shadowing scheme ...”
3 comments
Yay for ego
“Somehow, I managed to forget what was clearly the most important item of the day ...”
2 comments
Black and White Sextet
“For anyone studying a Shakespeare play, I always recommend you go and see a stage ...”
22
Punting Photo
8 comments
24
78% like short shorts
“That's according to my break time survey today. I have been doing proper work otherwise, ...”
3 comments
Come Back Ken
“Ken Livingstone suspended for four weeks. Oi! Give us back our mayor! I'm really quite angry about ...”
2 comments
27
Good Night, And Good Luck
“Saw this George Clooney film at the Tricycle Cinema on Saturday night. It's about the ...”
6 comments
Mar
01
RIP Linda Smith
3 comments
03
Tom Cat
“ When I was about one year old, Tom Cat came into our garden. He was ...”
11 comments
04
10
Bad Week
“I'm not a big fan of misery and despair so will try to keep this ...”
3 comments
YES!
“Woo yay houpla - got an A in English. 90/90. Full marks. Which means I'll ...”
10 comments
13
I'm alive! And also, NHS independence again...
“Yes I am alive, but aside from that all I wanted to point out was ...”
3 comments
17
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London Adventure
11 comments
20
Much Hilarity
“Today was a rather amusing day on several counts aside from being March 20th ...”
4 comments
22
26
Oxford, buffets, work, Easter, IE, Mother's Day...
“Yesterday (back when we were sensibly using GMT instead of this BST nonsense - have ...”
13 comments
29
Oh, the symbolism
“Today (well, yesterday) was our wonderful Physics lectures trip to prepare for upcoming exams. An ...”
2 comments
Apr
01
Holidays
“Well Easter holidays start today, April 1st, for me at least. (And no - nothing ...”
7 comments
Quote of the Day launches
“Welcome to Quote of the Day, your daily morsel of the world. Each morning at 9am ...”
1 comments
03
Failure to grasp what rationing actually means
“A letter from 900 NHS doctors to the Prime Minister today makes the case for ...”
2 comments
05
Dammit George
1 comments
06
Have I Got News For Two
“I'm going to see Have I Got News For You! Twice! After Joshua and I mounted ...”
6 comments
10
Eurovision
2 comments
13
Backup, Backup, Backup
“I'm pleased to say that we finally have a comprehensive backup system for our home ...”
9 comments
15
Agh Busy!
4 comments
17
Just the way I work
“Last night I went to bed at around 2am, which is pretty much usual for ...”
2 comments
19
Blogging about blogging (and promotional guff)
“News just in: they teach blogging in schools now! Wow Well apparently they do ...”
7 comments
20
The People's Petition
“The People's Petition This is something I feel strongly about. Medical research is at the cornerstone ...”
7 comments
22
Hmpf - most offensive spam ever
“Would you like our UK based graphic designers to make your website look more professional ...”
3 comments
25
A week with the end in sight
“Thanks to various INSET \ Bank Holiday fun, there's a four day weekend coming up. ...”
5 comments
27
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Pipette News*
9 comments
May
01
Who is Dominic?
7 comments
02
Dying
“Physics Practical. You take a little bit of Physics, stamp on it with studded boots ...”
6 comments
05
Dominic versus 'plant sperm'
“As Fabio would call my hay fever, which has returned with a vengeance after seemingly ...”
2 comments
07
Geeks
“Special Update: Good luck with SATs, Year Sixers! One of the most interesting piece of feedback ...”
4 comments
09
Command Line
4 comments
12
Right to Die, Part II
“The (unelected) House of Lords today blocked a bill to allow terminally ill patients the ...”
4 comments
15
Tunnel Visioned
“Tunnel visioned, that's me. I have Physics Practical tomorrow morning. As you can tell I'm ...”
2 comments
16
Phew! (Measured in relief/second^2)
“Sorry to build up into a disappointing climax, but Physics Practical went really quite well ...”
2 comments
21
Bits and Pieces
“Lovelydarlings! That's a LucyPhrase (TM) for Lucy who complains at a paucity of shout-outs. I ...”
1 comments
22
Maths, about the same running time as a LOTR film
“There's not much to report about my Maths exam this morning. It went reasonably well, ...”
1 comments
26
AQA, you make me sigh
“English Literature exam today, on Oscar Wilde's A Woman of No Importance and Carol Ann ...”
4 comments
28
The Da Vinci Code
6 comments
30
Jun
03
Paris Paparazzi Pics
17 comments
06
Maths AS... check
“Just finished a Mechanics exam which (barring any retakes) wraps up Maths AS. I have ...”
1 comments
07
09
Ach, it's over now
“The good news: AS exams are now over and I have a week off The ...”
4 comments
13
I have just admitted defeat
“For many months, I have taken particular issue with people using the phrase 'over exaggerate'. ...”
11 comments
15
Bring it on?
“54% of the top 100 newspaper editors, columnists, broadcasters and executives were educated privately, despite ...”
10 comments
16
I Love Lucy
“No not the 1950s TV show... just thought I should fill my loyal blog readers ...”
4 comments
17
More on homophobia
“The Church of England wants all faith schools exempted from a planned ban on discrimination ...”
3 comments
19
Yay, Seventeen
“Happy Birthday Me I'm still tired after RaVe on Saturday at Nic's house - a ...”
12 comments
22
| Blog Post |
“As I just finished my first A2 Maths homework about the modulus function, I felt ...”
6 comments
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Tony Benn
6 comments
29
SATs Congrats
“Very well done to my sisters Katie and Natasha for their fantastic SATs results so ...”
4 comments
30
Updated pages? There must be a Nic about...
“As usual when nicparkes.com begins to roar into life again, I get the sudden urge ...”
7 comments
Jul
06
Ooh tired
1 comments
I want this CD
7 comments
10
Kid Power
“I picked up an inflatable hammer from the school's summer fair on Saturday (lucky dip) ...”
3 comments
12
Dominic, you're getting old
“I had walked most of the way home today when I stopped. Babble CDs playing ...”
6 comments
13
Schools muddled about technology? Never!
“We've had months of headlines about the dangers of MySpace, Bebo and the other social ...”
4 comments
18
Happy Birthday KaTwee*!
“*(That's Katie, for those not in the know) Yes, it's past midnight and I shouldn't be ...”
7 comments
20
Borrowed Formatting
“I have so totally decided to steal someone else's style of formatting text because it's ...”
3 comments
21
No no no!
4 comments
26
Where have I been?
“Working, that's where, at the Queens Park \ UCL Summer School for Year 6s and ...”
6 comments
31
Sunday Sunday
“Given that Lucy claimed to be disorganised and dislike surprises, it was only right for ...”
12 comments
Aug
01
Recognising RV (and that Galloway tale)
“Just a heads-up that journalism.co.uk is running a feature on Rubery Village and Nic certainly ...”
2 comments
02
New phone
“Just playing about with my new phone gifted from my aunt. Love the e-mail features ...”
3 comments
06
11
Bit quiet around here isn't it?
“Sorry for not saying much recently, I'm just relaxing in holiday mode so it's the ...”
4 comments
16
Dear blog,
“ On Saturday I travelled up to Birmingham - walked quickly through an anti-war demo keeping ...”
1 comments
17
Results - live!
“4 As. Um... How the hell did that happen? love you all Posted via ...”
9 comments
18
A little more on results
“For fans of over-wrought analysis, here are my full results. A bit of explanation: the ...”
2 comments
21
The girls are back in town!
4 comments
Blogging from the Bullring
“Because it's the Apple store and a long-standing tradition. Observation of the Day: It really is ...”
7 comments
25
GCSE results - was it really a whole year ago?
“Wow, so it was. Mega congratulations to everyone who triumphed in their exams this summer ...”
3 comments
31
A burst of blogging energy
“Strange. I blog more in the busy term time than during the long summer holiday. ...”
6 comments
Sep
05
06
London Overground
4 comments
10
The Dom is back
“I put 'The Dom is back' in my screenname the other day and too many ...”
12 comments
13
10 Statements
“Let's shamelessly copy Josie, Lucy and Andy and play this game: "Write 10 statements about people ...”
2 comments
17
17th September, that date I didn't forget
“I'm taking a quick break from my unfairly gigantic Maths homework (it's not difficult, just ...”
2 comments
21
Those who can, teach
“You like grief, I like grief, and no one does grief like... Mr. Godleman? Possibly. Anyway, ...”
3 comments
23
Consultant's fee please!
“For the record, I just want to document my ongoing and repeated insistence that we'd ...”
3 comments
26
Ricky's cry for help
24 comments
29
Woo yay houpla!
4 comments
Oct
05
Democracy, the way to go
“To those who doubt the awesome power of democracy to fully express the will of ...”
2 comments
10
Wow. University! Wow.
“I've just finished my application (well, almost, have to hand in a £10 cheque tomorrow ...”
10 comments
15
Lots to do, lots to do, let's blog about it
“Ooh it's one of those days where we've got PC5 blue-screening on one side, the ...”
2 comments
16
Confused
“Appearing in my inbox today: Young Dominic u maybe wise amongst your years but i doubt ...”
3 comments
18
An (incomplete!) list of Dominic... things
“I have decided, on an unusually light homework night, to compose a thoroughly incomplete list ...”
4 comments
21
24
Nov
02
An update on the Great Uni Race 06
“Where we left off, Manchester had come in first with an early conditional offer of ...”
1 comments
09
12
My my my...
“Certainly a whirlwind few days... starting with Friday, my 'fake Cambridge interview' day. Robert, Promise ...”
1 comments
19
23
Education for education's sake
“If you nosed around my school asking people why exactly they had turned up that ...”
6 comments
27
Starlight Express and Casino Royale
“On Saturday the final stage of the grandparents' 50th wedding anniversary rolled out (yes OK, ...”
6 comments
Dec
01
08
Tornado!
5 comments
12
I'm sure there was something I was meant to blog about...
“Hmm... let's see - oh yus, Cambridge interviews The answer to 'so how did they ...”
7 comments
17
Ooh suddenly in a Christmassy mood!
“Merry Christmas, faithful blog readers and casual observers alike! Although we annoyingly have one and ...”
6 comments
20
The Twelve Days of Christmas
“On the first day of Christmas, my life presented to me A broadband upgrade offer from ...”
5 comments
24
Triumph!
5 comments
29
2005
Jan
01
Happy New Year
“Well, welcome to 2005. It's going to be a pretty important year for me (yeah, ...”
2 comments
02
Wireless Network Weirdness
“This afternoon, rather unhelpfully, my wireless connection suddenly died. No amount of rebooting, either of ...”
06
Stuff that happened, like, today
“- Joshua lent me the fantastic Animals DVD, Ricky Gervais' first stand up show. It's ...”
07
Emotional Blackmail
“ Our form tutor has some very finely honed skills in the field of emotional blackmail. ...”
10
Jerry Springer : The Opera
“No, I didn't watch it. I was too busy working on Spotlight Cinema. But I ...”
Invisible Word Counts
“I was told today that I write as I speak. Not sure if it ...”
11
13
Harry the Nazi
“Oh, how could I not post about this! The thing that gets me, and I ...”
4 comments
15
Media Bullet closes
1 comments
If Dell Sold Religion
“*New page alert!* Check out my new little work of art, If Dell Sold Religion. I ...”
6 comments
At last!
“ Creationists lose round in textbook sticker fight the school board has been ordered to remove ...”
1 comments
17
Tired, stressed and with a headache
“That's how I went to school today. I've realised that it's the only way to ...”
1 comments
19
Toy Story 3
“Disney are pathetic. Making Toy Story 3 on their own proves they have ZERO creative ...”
6 comments
22
Desperate Housewives
“Over the past few days I've seen the first 3 episodes.... backwards. And - it's ...”
4 comments
24
I can breathe!
“Today was supposed to be the most depressing day of the year, and it certainly ...”
26
Oh Glorious INSET
“Where I did precisely - no work. To be followed tomorrow by 'Enterprise Day' and ...”
2 comments
29
Neomail, Horde or Squirrelmail?
“My web host (Me2uWeb) is on a bit of a roll recently. They've just upgraded ...”
5 comments
30
The truth about private schools
“Great article in The Observer today about plans to mix state and private schools in ...”
10 comments
31
US version of 'The Office'
“ NBC released a preview video today of the US remake of 'The Office'. You ...”
Feb
03
Who's up for a voluntary Maths test?
“I am, apparently (UK Maths Challenge). But only so I can beat Hiten (oooh - ...”
04
Spelling
“Today I decided, in a mad fit of boredom that probably indicates some form of ...”
5 comments
05
Tory Posters
“Nic has discovered a wonderful thing about these new Conservative posters - they're incredibly easy ...”
8 comments
09
Storm clouds gathering
“ The threat of climate change is serious, and there's no going back. Tony Blair has declared ...”
Stat-bloody-istics
“Is now finished. Again. I've chosen an appropriate slogan for it as well: Unitam logica ...”
3 comments
10
Yeeeeeeeeeeeeees! 2MB here we come!
“BT Broadband to increase to 2MB at no extra cost. This is exactly the kind of ...”
2 comments
11
Road Run Update
“I did it in 11 minutes 3 seconds today. On my own as well, though ...”
Jamster - Guess who owns them?
“Jamster, the incredibly annoying company that advertises that stupid 'Crazy Frog' every 2 minutes on ...”
55 comments
14
My geography is crap
“It really is. My mental map consists of 'Me' and everywhere else as 'Other Places'. ...”
7 comments
15
It's official - Internet Explorer 7
“IE7 is coming. This is fantastic news. If Microsoft deliver, and that's a big if, I ...”
12 comments
16
Reforming Royalty
“ Strangely, I couldn't care less about Prince Charles' marriage. If we insist on keeping the ...”
4 comments
17
IE7 Laundry List
“At time of writing, there are 644 comments on the announcement of IE7. It was ...”
9 comments
18
I passed!
“YES! Passed my 70-270 exam today to become an MCP - Microsoft Certified Professional. My score ...”
12 comments
An independent NHS
“OK, so how's this for an idea. Why don't we break the entire NHS off ...”
10 comments
21
Back to School
“And it's a bit frustrating, because there's loads of stuff I'd like to blog about ...”
2 comments
22
Snow...
“...is not actually that exciting if you think about it. Sure, it's better than rain, ...”
9 comments
23
Ken's right...
“ His comments may have been stupid and insensitive, but Ken Livingstone is right about the ...”
5 comments
25
Yay! Minimum Wage!
“It may be a cynical electioneering ploy to distract us all from Iraq and the ...”
10 comments
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House Arrest
“From BBC News: The government says it will allow judges, not politicians, to decide on ...”
6 comments
Mar
02
Executing Children
“I should have mentioned this yesterday, but in a welcome piece of good news from ...”
1 comments
Terrorist Threat
“ Just how big is the threat to our country, and does it justify the erosion ...”
3 comments
04
Quick round up of the week
“- No maths teacher (he's been off skiing) means no work has been done, instead ...”
2 comments
06
Woohoooooo!
“I'm in a really great mood, and so I thought I'd completely rip off Nathan's ...”
6 comments
08
Busy busy busy
“You know that feeling when suddenly you've got piles of work to do? I swear, ...”
4 comments
10
Stick to the policies
“ Using individual cases in election campaigns is cowardly - let's have a proper debate on ...”
13
Brainwashing in action
“Going through a two-hour mental endurance test, I went to the Hillsong Church in London ...”
55 comments
15
How often do you hear this?
“"It astonishes and worries me that so many people believe these lies. The book is ...”
2 comments
16
18
Doctor Who
“I'm running out of ways to get more excited about Rose (26th March - 7pm ...”
1 comments
20
Neat trick for QuickTime
“Just discovered this method today for getting rid of the stupid QuickTime nag screen where ...”
3 comments
21
MuVo is dead, long live MuVo!
“My beloved Creative MuVo MP3 player has finally packed it in. As always it did ...”
5 comments
23
Right to Die
“ Note: It is incorrect to state that George Bush did not veto a single execution ...”
7 comments
24
25
Dirty Limerick
“There once was a Tory named Flight Who let slip the cuts in sight Howard got mad But ...”
5 comments
Emoticons are here
“Emoticons \ smilies \ whatever you call them are now available to be used in ...”
7 comments
26
Wow!
“That was utterly fantastic... they've completely nailed Doctor Who for 2005. Yes, the plot was ...”
7 comments
27
28
Windows XP Home Edition... N
“That's the final name for Microsoft's EU-enforced Media Player-less operating system that no one will ...”
6 comments
30
Is TV dead?
“ What is the role of television today and in the years to come? The future ...”
5 comments
Gravatars!
“Now here's a feature for this blog that I'm not pinching off Babbleblog - Gravatars! Read ...”
11 comments
31
Don't Panic!
“It's typical of fans that Outpost Gallifrey stays online when Doctor Who was announced as ...”
9 comments
Apr
02
Blogging while tired equals...
“Went to Suffolk. Had lasagne and chips for lunch. Visited grandparents. Took lots of photos ...”
4 comments
04
Pope John Paul II - A tribute
“The world has lost a religious leader who was revered across people of all faiths ...”
7 comments
06
Vote 2005
“ This election campaign is officially underway at last, and it promises to be the most ...”
2 comments
07
Another blog - this time with fights!
“I've joined Election 2005 - from the people that brought you Babbleblog - and will ...”
15 comments
10
Back to School (but not for long)
“There isn't much to say really, and I wouldn't want to turn this into yet ...”
2 comments
13
Really NOT funny
“So a fox dies and starts rotting underneath the school. Everyone gets the rest of ...”
14 comments
15
David Tennant IS Doctor Who (plus school stuff - sorry readers)
“Woo yay! Who's David Tennant? Ah well, Doctor #10 at least. School has been weird the ...”
3 comments
17
London Marathon
5 comments
19
Surprise!
12 comments
23
Sniffer dogs in schools
“ Local education authorities are now being encouraged to use sniffer drugs in the fight against ...”
20 comments
25
28
Geeky Nightmare
“I had a really vivid dream last night - just before I woke up. I ...”
16 comments
30
Kumars
7 comments
Breaking news... 2Mb broadband
“Just noticed BT have (finally) upgraded us to delicious 2Mb broadband from 512k. Nice one! (Wow ...”
16 comments
Wow
“The Daleks are back! Like, on TV! Finally, people will stop asking me about my ...”
29 comments
May
04
Nucleus fiddling
“As Nic will know (because I've moaned about it to him many times) my biggest ...”
17 comments
06
Election Reaction
“ Today is a day to celebrate. We have a third-term Labour government, something which has ...”
12 comments
08
Redecorating
“My room's been completely cleared out by now, including the PC, which is why I'm ...”
9 comments
10
WOW!
“Just got back from my second Hat Trick recording - Room 101. Was expecting it ...”
10 comments
13
Yay! Jon Stewart to be shown on More4
“I've been watching clips of the brilliant Daily Show for ages now, but today MediaGuardian ...”
5 comments
14
All hail Pingu
“Lord Pingu (long may he be blessed with igloos and things) has fixed the comment ...”
5 comments
16
No more uniform!
“I just had my last day of school uniform (yay) although I suppose now I ...”
26 comments
17
Last Day of School
“Well, technically. There's still the small matter of revision sessions, Spanish speaking tests (on Thursday!), ...”
8 comments
19
And we're off...
“Welcome to Part 1 of my uninteresting outpouring of thoughts after a GCSE exam. Today ...”
12 comments
20
Well since everyone's doing linky posts
“Here's my bundle of Internet goodies for you all: Anyone up for a game of Blogpoly? ...”
13 comments
23
No man ever listened himself out of a job
“(Calvin Coolidge if you were wondering) You know you're a die-hard blogger when people at school ...”
2 comments
24
There's this thing called being so open-minded your brains drop out
“(Good old Richard Dawkins) Well, if you've ever wondered 'What is the Qur'an?' or 'Church going ...”
10 comments
25
26
Woot!
“Well, that was much better than I expected. Spanish reading (the thing I really flopped ...”
5 comments
27
Global warming - in theory and in practice!
“It's hot at the moment, so excuse the lack of anything remotely insightful in this ...”
8 comments
29
Eeek
“Being stuck on a bus isn't fun - especially when these two really annoying girls ...”
4 comments
30
I now have a teenage sister...
“Happy Birthday Tash! (Click read more to read my 'flow of conciousness' rant at iTunes - ...”
12 comments
An iPod on the road to Damascus
“OK - this morning I was a bit grumpy and was rather unfair to Apple. ...”
18 comments
31
Question and Answer
9 comments
Jun
01
A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away...
“I'm not a big Star Wars fan (Doctor Who is enough already!) but obviously I ...”
7 comments
05
RV:05
“At 9am this morning ruberyvillage.co.uk went live with a huge redesign. As Nic wrote, it ...”
8 comments
06
DomSez: Road charging
“ Hi there, and welcome to the new DomSez presented with plenty of new RV orange. ...”
Once more into the breach
“It was back today with Double Science Paper 1, co-incidentally the same one which was ...”
4 comments
07
Double bill
“Today was the first (and only) day with two subjects on the same day, and ...”
8 comments
08
Do you speak Micra?
2 comments
This won't make sense to anyone outside Babble...
“...and probably not even to them either. But hey, I was bored. Enjoy.”
9 comments
09
Comment Spam
“Overnight, I got 130 pieces of comment spam. Luckily, the first few started trickling in ...”
4 comments
Hardest one yet
“The History exam was really a two-pronged attack. Firstly, the content itself is not easy ...”
4 comments
Biggest laugh I've had all day...
“...and it came from Slashdot! In response to this Daily News story, Nerds make better ...”
17 comments
10
11
FANTASTIC!
“ I'm having trouble thinking about anything other than Doctor Who tonight... how on earth am ...”
5 comments
12
Captchas!
“My wonderful hosts enabled FreeType support this morning, and as a result a Captcha has ...”
12 comments
13
DomSez: This page is intentionally blank
“ It shouldn't come as a surprise that I'm writing a column on exams, given that ...”
15
Math
7 comments
Doctor Who - Season 3!
“CONFIRMED! - Third season of Doctor Who commissioned. - Including another Christmas Special. - Billie Piper to feature ...”
1 comments
16
All Bar One
“Is a pub chain, apparently. Anyway, I've only got one GCSE left now - History ...”
9 comments
18
It's true what they say
“You may live in one of the world's famous cities, but you only really visit ...”
6 comments
19
Sixteen!
“It's my second birthday on this blog, and I'll only make it slightly longer than ...”
18 comments
21
DomSez: Rebate Debate
“ As my Editor will tell you, I've been trying to avoid writing about the EU ...”
Exams Over!
“In the middle of a heatwave, my final GCSE exam, and my first GCSE exam ...”
21 comments
24
I am having the greatest week
“Seriously - sleeping late, then enjoying the summer sun and paddling pool in the garden ...”
12 comments
28
Progress Files
“You may have noticed I've had a few days off blogging. This is due to ...”
3 comments
29
Off to Prom!
“Going to Prom. In a limo. In formal dress. With a digital camera. If you're ...”
6 comments
30
As promised, Prom photos
“A bit late, because I was busy today seeing the orthodontist (no more braces at ...”
17 comments
Jul
02
Round up
“It's been a bit quiet over the past few days - partly due to El ...”
9 comments
04
DomSez: Summer School
“ It's a personal column this week, as I prepare for a week long summer school ...”
06
Blogging from Eton
“Well, actually, no. This message has been pre-recorded in case I don't get my hands ...”
8 comments
09
London Bombings
“Hi everyone - I'm back from Eton! Which I will blog about a lot later ...”
8 comments
10
Eton Diary (Part 1)
4 comments
12
Eton Diary (Part 2)
2 comments
Be on your guard
“The aftermath of a tragedy always carries sick profiteers. Today comes London's vultures in the ...”
3 comments
13
Flood!
8 comments
14
Eton Diary (Part 3)
1 comments
What I've been up to
11 comments
16
17
RIP Edward Heath
“Edward Heath was clearly someone who had to content with a lot as Prime Minister ...”
2 comments
General ramblings
“Katie had her party in the park thing yesterday, and then had loads and loads ...”
2 comments
18
DomSez: Moving On
“ It's odd - I went away for a week after complaining that "nothing much was ...”
Finished
“Just for the record - just finished Harry Potter & The Half-Blood Prince. Still no ...”
9 comments
Batman Began
“Let's get this straight. Batman Begins is a formulaic film with no shades ...”
1 comments
19
Eton Diary (Part 4)
2 comments
20
How to get Gravatars back
“Thanks to Elliott Back for this temporary solution while the Gravatar site has domain problems ...”
10 comments
22
Windows Vista
“As babbleblog correctly reports, the next version of Windows (codenamed Longhorn) will be called Windows ...”
15 comments
24
Eton Diary (Part 5)
8 comments
Router Upgrades
“Aren't they just terrifying? You know that, if it fucks up, every PC in the ...”
2 comments
25
Conservatives and Moral Values....
“ Moral values call to Tory leader Conservative traditionalists have entered the fledgling Tory leadership contest ...”
6 comments
26
Faith Schools
“More politics (stop reading now Bagman) as the issue of 'faith schools' came up again. ...”
8 comments
27
IE 7 Beta 1 Details
“I suggest browsing fans read this document pretty carefully. "But I love Firefox! Why do I ...”
5 comments
29
Five things about the next version of dominicself.co.uk
“1. They'll be a beta test involving regular users with special logons and fancy passwords. 2. ...”
18 comments
30
IE 7 - CSS - Yay yay yay!
“Everyone who builds websites... 1. STOP 2. READ THIS 3. SMILE The Internet Explorer team explain on their weblog ...”
14 comments
Aug
01
The redesign has landed!
“Hello and welcome to the brand new redesign! Now, it's still in beta and there ...”
39 comments
02
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
“Getting away from all the technical posts - I saw this film the other day ...”
2 comments
Eton Diary (Part 6)
2 comments
Geeky reading for summer
1 comments
03
04
Off to Zakynthos
“By the this item is posted, I'll be off to Zakynthos until 18th August. As ...”
8 comments
08
At the airport
“Hi all! I'm going to blog on holiday (how l33t) and tell you about what ...”
6 comments
15
Last few days
“OK - so since I last blogged we've been turtle watching, hired a pedalo and ...”
2 comments
19
Some Holiday Photos
5 comments
To the tune of Spiderman...
“Burqa Man, Burqa Man, Does what you expect he can Working in Afghanistan An agent of ...”
3 comments
Russell T Davies comes out of the closet
“"I'm deeply atheist. If they haven't reached that point by the Year Five Billion, then ...”
2 comments
On the nature of patience
21
Daily Telegraph article on Brent-Eton Summer School
“Telegraph article Apart from referring to "Primrose Campbell" (she won't be happy about that!) it's very ...”
2 comments
22
Just upgraded Nucleus to v3.22
“Which was a bit tricky as I had to keep the hacks intact for a ...”
2 comments
DomSez: Out-sauced
“ Excuse the pun, because the continuing dispute over Gate Gourmet's sacking of 670 staff throws ...”
Blogging from my mobile
“If this works, it has disturbing implictions for how quickly I could post exam results!”
2 comments
Hooray for Nucleus!
“The hack to Nucleus to get separate URL \ e-mail fields in the comment section, ...”
3 comments
23
Animal rights terrorism
“BBC News: Targeted guinea pig farm closes For the sake of scientific research in this ...”
10 comments
24
Trying out Google Talk
1 comments
Tasha's blogging
“Excellent... The Life of Tasha. Check it out! 2 down, 3 to go.. ”
2 comments
Tomorrow
“GCSE results will be available from 11am tomorrow morning from Queens Park. If things go ...”
1 comments
25
Breaking news: GCSE Results
“A in Spanish, A* in everything else. More later...”
10 comments
Results Day
“Well I was very pleased with that as I was expecting a B in ...”
9 comments
28
Wind in the Worship
“Pope Ratty has been busy. Take this simple quiz to see how progressive and forward-thinking ...”
8 comments
30
Technorati Testing
“I'm experimenting with Technorati. Recently I've been using it quite a bit to search for ...”
6 comments
Sep
01
Cool new commenting feature
“OK - here's the deal. School starts on Wednesday 7th September. That's when I'll stop ...”
8 comments
03
05
DomSez: Cost of the neo-cons
“ Hurricane Katrina was a natural disaster of devastating proportions - but it was made so ...”
06
Sixth Form
“And so tomorrow it starts, officially. For the first time in ages I'll be going ...”
5 comments
08
Sixth Form... rocks!
“OK, I don't know why I bothered with the whole 'Year 7 - 11' thing ...”
6 comments
11
A moment of MSN zen from the archives
6 comments
Queen's Park Day
“As Katie mentioned it was Queen's Park Day today - which is my annual excuse ...”
3 comments
Quick Time 7.0.2 for Windows
“Does this bug affect everyone? Try installing said pathetic excuse for a media player, and ...”
4 comments
13
Petrol
“When writing this week's (late!) DomSez, I considered doing something about petrol. The fact is, ...”
5 comments
14
DomSez: And now, the next Prime Minister?
“ Is Gordon Brown a mirage in the desert? The more I hear of him the ...”
16
Gordon Brown (no, not him again)
“I forgot to mention earlier, cause with all the Sixth Form stuff and homework swirling ...”
1 comments
17
Just for the novelty value...
“I'm currently in the middle of a corn field on a night trek. We're slightly ...”
6 comments
18
Back from Gordon Brown
“Well, that was an eventful weekend. Hopefully it will pass into legend among the rest ...”
2 comments
19
21
Open Evening = Exhausting!
“Today was INSET - giving me the chance to (finally!) catch up on some missing ...”
9 comments
25
Quiet Weekend
“First off - kudos to Pingu for his brilliant megamix tonight. Wonderful mixing and choice ...”
7 comments
26
DomSez: A new model for tackling drug abuse
“ For Kate Moss at least, the penalty for allegedly snorting cocaine appears to be losing ...”
Christopher Robin's grades went down with ALIS
“Yeah, we had an ALIS test today. (Thanks a lot, University of Durham. Don't you ...”
1 comments
27
Capital City Academy
“Katie was going to Capital City Academy's Open Evening tonight and I tagged along - ...”
Tabbed MSN
4 comments
28
Kayak Capsize
“At the end of this week's Enrichement session this afternoon Rishal and I volunteered to ...”
1 comments
Blogbot!
“Yay this is really cool... I've been using a Messenger Plus! plugin to check RSS ...”
7 comments
Oct
01
Zoom Infinity
“Recently I've been doing some paid work on a website for a client - Zoom ...”
3 comments
03
DomSez: Worst Episode Ever?
“ It's very late, and I have to write this article. I've searched my brains for ...”
05
No kayaking this week...
“... as I had to attend an English lecture on Othello instead, and while kayaking\canoeing ...”
2 comments
06
Could it be true?
“Touch wood, a force-refresh seems to be successful at bringing back Gravatars at the moment. ...”
8 comments
08
Rather irrelevant
“I'm a bit of a loss as to what to say. Nearly 2000 people have ...”
3 comments
09
A Clockwork Orange
8 comments
11
Hey kids - here's how you're going to die!
“I have a confession to make. I don't like being horribly mutilated in a car ...”
3 comments
14
DomSez: Be kind... or else
“ Unselfish deeds are all very noble, but kindness has a rather more practical quality - ...”
16
Happy Birthday
2 comments
17
21
Half Term already?
“Wow, that went fast. And we've only got one more half time till the first ...”
4 comments
22
Chocolate Fountain!
“I'm at a post-Bar Mitzvah party right now where there is a real, literal chocolate ...”
5 comments
24
You learn something new every day
“I did not know this: Selling alcohol to someone who is drunk carries a fine of ...”
4 comments
25
26
Culture Rush
1 comments
27
31
DomSez: Swings and roundabouts
“ History has a knack of repeating itself, and the government looks like it's locked into ...”
Nov
01
Busy but happy
“That pretty sums up me at the moment. Today I gave a presentation on A ...”
02
No more MSN Messenger
“Since it'll be Windows Live Messenger. Great, so instead of saying "Oh, MSN me tonight" we'll ...”
11 comments
05
Stupidest quote of the day award
“From BBC News, on Coca Cola's decision to ditch certain flavours: "We are exploring ways to ...”
2 comments
07
Vote Drummond!
7 comments
09
No to 90 days without charge!
“So, it turns out democracy isn't so bad after all. Parliament did their job, ...”
8 comments
10
Quiz Night
“Because I'm nice, I'm helping to mark the PTFA (Parents, Teachers, Friends... you get the ...”
1 comments
12
Chars, taxpayer
“Wow - the PTFA Quiz Night was a lot more fun than I was expecting. ...”
2 comments
13
Some brownie points to Microsoft
“You'll have heard by now of the Sony Rootkit which effectively fucked up everyone's computers ...”
16
Jon Stewart Live!
1 comments
19
Children in Need
7 comments
Site Updates
“Yes, it's true, I have shamelessly stolen Alex Trafford's design for a search box. But ...”
7 comments
20
The Search Engine Experiment
“Which of these search engines are the best - Google, Yahoo... or MSN? Don't answer ...”
5 comments
22
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
“I rounded off my extended weekend by seeing this film, and wow, Tasha actually had ...”
7 comments
26
Telephonophobia
“I always wondered if I had a mild fear of telephones. Not the actual phone ...”
5 comments
27
Dec
02
Hectic
10 comments
06
Who's David?
“Awww bless! Congratulations to David Cameron, who proved that even Tories understand that after three ...”
1 comments
10
Google Earth Reloaded
“Oooh - dust off your copies of Google Earth and train it on the UK ...”
9 comments
11
How incredibly l33t
“Well I saw Jon Stewart live tonight at the Prince Edward Theatre. Wowness! Evening started ...”
2 comments
14
17th January 2006
“We got our candidate statements of entry for the AS exams in January today, and ...”
3 comments
17
Christmas!
3 comments
19
Just one more (half) day to go
“I still think it was a bit stupid to have to come into school Monday ...”
6 comments
21
Bad week for fundamentalists
“On Monday, the first gay weddings (OK, 'civil partnerships' - but that's not going to ...”
1 comments
23
27
Merry Christmas!
8 comments
31
The History Boys
“I saw Alan Bennett's play The History Boys at the National last night. Twas exceptional ...”
2004
The blogging begins...
Apr
27
First Post
“Well, I've finally decided to let loose my little insignificant thoughts on the world, complete ...”
28
Second Post
“Well today's batch of exams were interesting... We started with a 2 hour ICT exam, and ...”
Third Post
“Woo hoo! Just got my domain name registration letter from Nominet and printed off my ...”
29
I'm Free! (Until Tuesday at least)
“Yah! Exams are over and I don't have to go back to school until Tuesday. I'd ...”
30
Tonight at midnight
“The EU expands from 15 to 25 members. While some continue to insist we are ...”
WHSmith and Royal Mail - Spot the Connection!
“Apologies if my last blog seemed rushed - that was because it was. I had ...”
Friday Night TV
“Right, for those of you still reading (guess we're down into single figures here - ...”
May
02
Things we would never know if it wasn't for television
“The following comes from a Newsnight email (not my own work!) but is very, very ...”
Do you want the good news, or the bad news?
“The good news is that Blogger are now offering beta Gmail accounts to blogger users! The ...”
03
What a depressing day
“- The sky is fixed grey - It was pouring with rain - BBC Parliament is re-running ...”
OK, I take it back...
“It's now sunny! Behind the scenes I've just integrated my menu with this blog so it ...”
04
It's an exam world
“SATs have started again, and I can't help feeling sympathetic to the Year 9s, considering ...”
BBCi on the web gets a new name!
“I wonder how much some marketing person was paid to come up with the amazing ...”
Guess who's going to Windsor tomorrow?
“That's right... me. Wow. All hail Humanities trips. Dunno why I'm posting this really. Ah well, ...”
05
Hey, it wasn't that bad
“Windsor was better than I thought. Luckily the Union Jack on Underpants rubbish seems to ...”
Rival blog stirs fear and panic
“Nathan has landed.”
06
Last Ever Simpsons on BBC2
“Advance warning - you can see it tomorrow at 6pm. After that the only place ...”
07
It's the weekend! (yet again)
“Well despite the fact I've only had 3 days of 'school' this week, and despite ...”
It's over
“Well, the glorious run of advert free Simpsons on BBC 2 is over. 'Behind the ...”
HIGNFY
“Best-TV-Show-Ever OK, I'll come clean, this blog just got wiped (agh!) so I'm having to retype ...”
08
New blog banner
“Well, it's been there for several hours but I've finally found a nice, free program ...”
Oh - my - god
“I thought I'd seen it all in US broadcasting. But now a 'journalist' (I'd print ...”
09
It gets worse
“Following on from yesterday (which Nathan is rightly outraged by) Rush Limbaugh does not apologise. ...”
10
Ah - How lovely
“Blogger has a new look. How swanky Exam results (end of year 10) are pouring ...”
11
I don't care! WAAA!
“A certain person, let's just call them Mr. X, has decided to pretend they don't ...”
New page alert!
“In a shameless rip off from Nic I've decided to list my favourite TV shows ...”
12
Criminal on school roof!
“OK, today was the best school day for a very long time. At break time outside, ...”
13
A rather dull blog, I'm afraid
“Well, I am tired after all that homework. Let's liven things up with a link then ...”
15
OK, I've finally figured this out
“It takes a while to update the feed on the home page. That's fine, I ...”
Revamped home page!
“Well I think it looks a bit busier now... with a very nice feed from ...”
16
A rant about schools
“OK - this entry comes with a disclaimer: *** MANY PEOPLE ARE LIKELY TO BE PISSED ...”
17
Coursework coursework coursework
“At this very moment I'm trying to do some Spanish coursework, something about winning a ...”
19
Purple PM in flour power shocker
“Opps! If that had been a biological terrorist attack the MPs would be responsible for ...”
20
Phone Stolen... (shit shit shit)
“Well one of the downsides of living in London is, of course, the knowledge that ...”
Picture Messaging and GPRS both coming to Virgin Mobile
“Well after ordering a replacement phone (with £25 free airtime - woo hoo!) from Virgin ...”
22
The Mobile Saga (part, ur, 3?)
“For those of you desperately staying up till the early morning worrying about my stolen ...”
23
And finally...
“Today I met up again with the one and only Bill Thompson of www.andfinally.com, and ...”
25
Zone Billie in Java
“That nonsensical title cleverly (well, stupidly really) introduces my three topics today... 1. Billie Piper is ...”
28
WOO! My life just got better
“I'm in such a good mood right now I could sing (but you don't want ...”
30
The Day After Tomorrow
“Saw the above film today - very entertaining (especially Hollywood being destroyed) even though it ...”
Jun
07
Blogging from school - howdy everyone
“Hello! I've just come back from Rome! Which was, of course, fantastic. Strangest moment - when ...”
11
PC2 is fixed
“Well, my computer life is slowly getting back to normal, so I should start blogging ...”
14
Three words for any mac lover...
“... Windows XP rocks. It's stable, colourful, friendly and oh so brilliant! All the bad stuff ...”
16
A big shout out...
“Disturbing news, people. I've just been informed that, apparently, some members of management at school ...”
18
QBASIC rocks
“I don't care about your fancy 'interfaces' - QBASIC rocks and always will do. I ...”
19
Happy Birthday to Me!
“Um, that's it! That's all I wanted to say!”
20
Got me a Pace Twin
“And it's, like, the coolest TV experience ever. The Pace Twin is to Freeview what Sky+ ...”
23
School Play! Woo hoo!
“We just finished our second (and last, awww...) night of the school play. And, apparently, ...”
28
Gimmie an E, gimmie an X, gimmie a A, gimmie a M
“Science exam - tomorrow. Module tests. 10% of final GCSE. And instead of sleeping, or ...”
30
Despite the hell of a tube strike
“I managed to get to my first day of work experience at Guardian Unlimited (politics.guardian.co.uk) ...”
Jul
02
Frankly, it's pretty amazing
“To be sitting in the same office as the MediaGuardian crew is bloody brilliant, to ...”
03
Picture Messaging and GPRS comes to Virgin Mobile
“Classic case of the title saying everything here. You can get the new settings sent straight ...”
05
I got published!
“Read it here.”
08
Big conversation or big con?
“My second published article on Guardian Unlimited. Tomorrow is my last day - working is ...”
09
My thoughts on Labour's education plans
“OK, I'll start off with the usual disclaimer that they are not as bad as ...”
13
Saw Fahrenheit 9/11 last night
“And yes, it is the film everybody must see. Very hard to put into words how ...”
14
Summer holidays - just days away
“Of course, no one does any work at this time of year anyway. Enjoy the summer! What ...”
16
Summer! Gmail! Yah!
“Just got home to start the glorious summer holidays and yes, there's a Gmail invite ...”
2 comments
17
Buzz Buzz
“Bloody flies. Or maybe I should say 'flying ants.' Whatever they are, they've completely invaded ...”
26
Website Redevelopment
“My website is now under redevelopment, and lots of pages will be making a permanent ...”
Downloaded Firefox today
“I've really been trying to improve my site, not just for Internet Explorer but for ...”
Comments are here!
“Timed to go with the site refresh, you can now post comments to my blog. ...”
27
Revamped blog too!
“Well, I couldn't revamp one and neglect the other, could I? The blog is ...”
2 comments
28
A highly technical problem with Office Update
“I just ran Office Update to download SP1 to my copy of Office 2003, which ...”
BBCi upstaged by fire
“I had just been tipped off about BBCi's new look on Freeview, a much nicer, ...”
4 comments
31
Back from Bournemouth
“And very nice it was too - especially since there was a full moon party ...”
Aug
02
Simpsons Season 4 DVD
“Got it today (yes, day of release!) from HMV. Now that's what I call top ...”
1 comments
04
RETURN OF THE DALEKS!
“Woo hoo! The Daleks will be back in the new series of Doctor Who, due to ...”
Marc Salem at the Tricycle
“Just saw another great show at the Tricycle theatre (do they ever disappoint??) featuring Marc ...”
1 comments
07
Fallout
“The final episode of 60s cult classic 'The Prisoner' was on BBC FOUR last night ...”
MSN Messenger on the Web - Update
“I've updated my 'Surfing at School' page with new information: Update! Well, guess who decided to ...”
1 comments
10
Installed XP SP2 Final
“And I love it! Finally Internet Explorer has integrated pop up blocking, and Active X ...”
1 comments
12
Look who's back...
“http://cinsekrap.co.uk - my arch blogging rival - has re-branded in a futile attempt to ...”
1 comments
15
New TV aerial fitted yesterday
“Which is great, although I suspect we're a lot more vulnerable to being hit by ...”
16
Maths Games
“I've just uploaded, for a limited time only, my first and only venture into programming. OK, ...”
18
Huge clean
“You know the big feeling of satisfaction when you've filled 3 black bin bags, thrown ...”
29
Back from holiday in Scotland
“Normal updates will resume shortly ”
Sep
01
The blogger has returned!
“OK, so now I'm really back, and with a tiny improvement to this very blog ...”
02
Windows Media Player 10
“Just installed the final version of MP10 and nothing major to report really. The only ...”
1 comments
05
Counting down the hours...
“Well finally, it's back to school tomorrow. Which is not quite such a bad a ...”
06
6 Gmail invites up for grabs
“Once again I've found myself with 6 invites for Gmail. If you want one, ask. (First ...”
3 comments
08
Blogging by email - and IE Team Blog
“Now this is good - I'll certainly be seeing the Blogger web interface less often! Speaking ...”
11
13
El Barto website
“A good MSN friend of mine is in the middle of re-making his website (for about ...”
16
Phew!
“I've just completed and uploaded my mammoth, 44 page Spreadsheet coursework for ICT that's worth ...”
17
Watching the system admin
“Presumably as some kind of reward for doing that ICT coursework I blogged about yesterday, ...”
18
My Favourite Freeware
“I've just launched a new page where I intend to showcase my pick of the ...”
20
Have a chat with A.L.I.C.E
“If you've seen this before, I apologise. But the ALICE chatbot has won the prize ...”
2 comments
21
My one gripe with Firefox
“Perfectly illustrated here, on the 'Spread Firefox' web site: Look at the text overflow Now in IE, ...”
22
Open Evening
“You'd be surprised how much energy it takes just to hang around in the IT ...”
24
Pointless domain name mucking about
“Well, I tried and failed to purchase the domain 'dominic.me.uk' - and so decided to ...”
27
SHOUT OUT - The randomism crew!
“This blog is officially dedicated to Kareem, Joshua, Jason and everyone else at QPCS who ...”
30
Interviewing Sarah Teather
“I had the opportunity, along with Tara Stroud, of interviewing Sarah Teather today, Liberal Democrat ...”
Oct
01
03
Validating
“This morning I've completed my effort to validate this site in HTML 4.01 Transitional and ...”
05
OFSTED are here
“That's right, the Dementors have descended. They've killed any atmosphere, all the teachers are stressed ...”
06
Awww - well they aren't that bad
“OK U-turn time, I met some *nice* OFSTED people today which was great. They sat ...”
10
4 days without a blog! Well, I never!
“For those waiting for Part 3 of the great OfSTED story, they said we were ...”
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We won the Architecture Project!
“If I remind you of the last entry... "I've also been roped in to present a ...”
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Scary - Political Jingles!
“The really scary thing is that I don't think it's a spoof. Have a listen ...”
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It's Half Term (again!)
“And has been since Friday afternoon, I've just been too busy to blog. I have found ...”
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Nooooooooooooooo
“I just wrote a really long post which Blogger has just lost. Back in 5...”
TAILED OFF? [Original Post]
“Dominic's - http://www.dominicself.co.uk/blog/ Dom was the person I thought took the best to blogging, but he ...”
TAILED OFF?
“Right, here we go again... "Dom was the person I thought took the best to ...”
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A note about Messenger Plus and spyware
“As you can see from my site, Patchou's Messenger Plus is one of my favourite ...”
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Free 'Photo Story 3' software from Microsoft
“Released today, Photo Story 3 is a little goodie from Microsoft free to XP users, ...”
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5 more days
“It tells you something about Bush that his website is now blocking non-US visitors. ...”
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Taste goes out of the window for Halloween
“You can't really fail to realise the Halloween skin this website is (reluctantly)wearing. The truth ...”
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'The Corporation'
“I saw this film yesterday - it's too long and not organised as well as ...”
Nov
01
ITV3's low key launch
“It really was 'blink and you'll miss it' - hiya, welcome to ITV3, here's our ...”
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A bleak day
“As I write, Kerry is about to admit defeat in the US Presidential Election. Bush ...”
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Why Firefox is good for everyone
“Blogger is finally back online so now I can try and shove Bush out of ...”
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Fireworks night
“Good things: Bonfires, burning George W Bush on the fire, parties, hot dogs Bad things: Fireworks, ...”
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Here's the deal about XHTML
“My websites now validates to XHTML 1.0 apart from this blog. Honest, it's very close ...”
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My Blog v2
“Greetings! This is my first post using a completely new contact management system - the very ...”
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Worms 3D
“Starting playing this great Team 17 game again today. Copied my old saved scores across ...”
He's dead, dammit!
“On the 5th of November, Nic wrote: In other news - Arafat is said to be ...”
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"Google's index nearly doubles"
“According to Google, they've increased the number of pages they crawl to over 8 billion. ...”
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Too many DVDs!
“The worst thing about Play.com is that I always end up with a huge set ...”
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The Forbidden Library
“Another great site: The Forbidden Library - Banned and Challenged Books. Find out why some ...”
New menu style
“When this site first debuted its new style in July, I distinctly remember Nic's comment ...”
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Ah, Boris. Dear old Boris..
“He may be a self-centred, egotistical, pompous buffoon but he's still the nation's favourite Tory ...”
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Nucleus Upgrade
“No sooner do I install it but they issue an upgrade! The superb open-source Nucleus ...”
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Just tell us the marks!
“My History teacher is still refusing to tell us our coursework marks. Hence, we ask ...”
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I've got a new chair (wow)
“It's amazing how small things can improve your life. We found a nice, big, comfortable ...”
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Preparing for Opportunities day
“Well, it beats working. Gather up half of the year into a hall for half ...”
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Fox Hunting - It's civil war!
“America may have its national jokes such as Bush and, ur, the States in the ...”
Bored of checking this blog?
“Now you can get each post delivered straight to your mailbox as soon as it's ...”
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Politcal Book Madness!
“Excuse my late posts, I'm tired from my dad's 50th birthday party yesterday. It was ...”
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Microsoft the crack dealer
“I've finally discovered why my school is so good at upgrading its computer software. We've ...”
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Registry whoops and Spanish speaking test
“So, was making slight, teeny-tiny changes to the registry and school and - through no ...”
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Alternate Stickers
“You may have heard that certain schools in America are putting stickers on science books, ...”
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Messenger Plus! - Get the Facts
“There's a new page on the 'Messenger Plus!' site called Get the Facts. Anyone who ...”
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Spanish Speaking Test
“Tomorrow, at 9. Due to a bit of a mix-up really, because with my surname ...”
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Yeah, it went OK
“I got quite stressed out today - but the mock speaking test went OK. I ...”
Dec
02
Quantity doesn't equal Quality, BUT...
“I just finished my ICT Database Coursework. It's the third one I've done, and they've ...”
Doctor Who - Teaser Trailer!
“OMG OMG OMG... well it's not that amazing really, but check out the teaser trailer ...”
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Top ten search terms NOT used to find this site
“(Ripped off from the world of one) 10 free+p0rn 9 ...”
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More Cosmetic Tweaks
“Most obviously the new banner, of course. Have you ever noticed, Nic updates his site ...”
America (The Book)
“Woo! I finished America (The Book) today. Truly the funniest thing I have read in ...”
05
SyncMarks - A great extension for Firefox
“Simple problem - since I'm now regularly using both IE and Firefox - how do ...”
Truly Incredible
“Saw The Incredibles today, a wonderful achievement from the dependable gang at PIXAR, who always ...”
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Where have I been?
“The answer - Mock GCSEs and setting up TARDIS (more on that, later...) Monday kicked off ...”
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Google Suggest
“Highly respected blogger Joel Spolsky has a link to Google Suggest on his blog today, ...”
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TARDIS
“To conclude my mega-post from Thursday, TARDIS is the name of my new baby PC. ...”
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Ooooh... the spam comment bots have found me
“Well that's some measure of success I suppose Sorry guys, but you're not in ...”
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War against Comment Spam, Part II
“Comment spam, as I've found today, can be a real problem for blogs. I take ...”
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Blunkett is gone!
“Christmas comes but once a year, and this season we're getting some special gifts a ...”
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Apologies for the lack of blogging
“Although I'm not really sorry - it is Christmas after all and I've got things ...”
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Update subscriptions
“I've been updating my version of the plugin and, unfortunately, you will now have to ...”
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