Daily archives: September 21, 2006

Johnny Knoxville (nearly) RIP

Whilst we’re worrying about one TV presenter nearly killing himself for footage, here’s another coming close as well. This behind the scenes on Jackass 2 piece shows a cartoon styled rocket failing in an entirely new and unexpected way and shooting a high velocity chunk of metal out of the side just a foot or so below where Knoxville was straddling it.

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10cc? Building a very small engine

Iqbal Ahmed builds very small working internal combustion engines. He learnt how to work a lathe running a business from his garage to make ends meet but, with some books from England and a lot of self teaching, he now creates miniature engineering marvels for fun.

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Heavensent 11.2

“You are from one of these ‘Seeds’!” Jayn exclaimed. All the space fiction she had ever read was coming true before her eyes.

“No.” Bobb shook his head, smiling.


“You are.”

Jayn’s mouth moved, but no sound came out. Bobb had been treating her as his main audience for the tale. She was certainly the only one who remained attentive throughout whilst others drifted off for food and grog. Keeping her occupied pushed the trauma of ditching at sea out of her mind. “But I was born here.” she said after a while.

“As were several generations before you. But humans arose on this planet because a Seed landed here thousands of years ago.”

“But then, where are you from?”

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Wedding Lists at Amazon

I just noticed that Amazon now has, as well as “Add to Wishlist”, an “Add to Wedding List” button on its product pages. A quick perfect wedding list list-

Divorce for Dummies

Daily Mirror, 28 April 2004
“…an excellent investment…”

It’s Not Your Fault, Koko Bear: A Read-Together Book for Parents and Young Children During Divorce

KoKo is a realistically sad unisex bear who learns the divorce is not KoKo’s fault, that those sad feelings will pass, that a child can love and be loved by both parents even when living in a family apart. I believe this book will make a difference in your child’s adjustment to divorce.

The 50-Mile Rule: Your Guide to Infidelity and Extramarital Etiquette

If you’re considering having an affair (or suspect that your partner is having one) THE 50-MILE RULE gives you the information you need to make smarter decisions when pursuing sex outside of marriage. Discover who makes a suitable affair partner, the rules you must never break, when to call it quits, and what to do if you’re caught. This is the ultimate handbook for cheater and scorned alike.

The Toybag Guide to Clips & Clamps
The Toybag Guide to Canes & Caning
The Toybag Guide to Dungeon Emergencies & Supplies
Toybag Guide to High-tech Toys

21st Century Swinging: A Guide for the Tempted

Have you ever: fantasised about being watched while having sex? imagined having a threesome? Or a foursome? wanted to watch your partner make love to someone else? Then this is definitely the book for you. Basic swinging etiquette is clearly explained together with real-life swinging experiences, all of which will help to identify whether you’re ready to enter into the ‘swinging’ world. It also addresses questions such as: where can I meet swingers? what can I expect at a swingers’ party? what should I wear? where could I advertise and what should I write? This book promises to enlighten, entertain and turn on!

I could go on, but I think I ought to stop now before people start crossing me off their guest lists.

My (non-wedding) wish list can be found here. Be nice to me, buy me presents.

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