Phrase of the evening. We're not sure what it means. But apparently, Tim is.
If we can get over 1,156 signatures (and a pound), Tim will not repaint his spare room, which has the groovy space wallpaper.
There’s a movement starting of people who build their own 3D fabricators, with which they can then create sculptures from all manner of materials, including icing. fabathome.org has a wiki driven website telling you how to build your own fabricator (or you can buy kits) and challenges for the tallest, most complex etc. creations made with it.
1. any payment extorted by intimidation, as by threats of injurious revelations or accusations.
2. the extortion of such payment: He confessed rather than suffer the dishonor of blackmail.
3. a tribute formerly exacted in the north of England and in Scotland by freebooting chiefs for protection from pillage.
–verb (used with object)
4. to extort money from (a person) by the use of threats.
5. to force or coerce into a particular action, statement, etc.: The strikers claimed they were blackmailed into signing the new contract.
It’s possible I’ll be the oldest interrailer on the continent, but I have to try it some time. At present it costs £405 for a months unlimited rail travel in 30 countries from Turkey in the Southeast to Norway in the North. If I start planning and saving now I may be able to do it next summer.
It’s not really news that some employers Google applicants before interviews. I Googled me and there’s a motorcycle racer at the top of the list. I hope I wouldn’t have to make up details about the TT.
The Spinneyhead server moved last night- same box, different location- and it was offline for a while. Everything seems in order now, expect abnormal blogging to resume.
Labelling the archives I happened upon this post, which I think has a good plot idea for a future Spinneyhead Presents production. Ignore the casting ideas, we’ll bring our own people in darling.
I had a RomCom movie plot idea last night on the bus back from town, based upon a conversation I had a few weeks ago when I was asked if I’d like to be a bridesmaid(?!?!?!) Starting from that premise, of a bloke being asked to be a bridesmaid by one of his female friends, you can extrapolate lots of gender and sexuality related jokes and mix ups. Of course, he gets to go to the Hen night, and there he meets a woman. She isn’t interested at first because obviously he must be gay (and/ or she’s in a relationship with a bastard). The wedding approaches, they see more and more of each other (she can’t really be another bridesmaid, or they’d have met before, but she could be the bride’s cousin or something). He convinces her he’s not gay by the tried and tested movie method of sleeping with her. The wedding comes around- comedy ensues. The happy couple ride off into wedded bliss and our guy gets the girl.
I think Madonna for the bride, Gwyneth for the love interest [so she can try out her English accent and get nekkid again =)], not Hugh Grant for the bloke- maybe John Hannah. Form an orderly queue and start making offers for the script.