Archive for 2008

Merry Christmas!

// December 25th, 2008 // No Comments » // General

First… as always, it’s MERRY Christmas not HAPPY Christmas!

Secondly… here’s a nice picture…

So what did I get? I got some moolah, a small bottle of JD, a toaster (yay!), a lap-mat thingie for when I use my laptop when it’s not on the coffee table, The IT Crowd DVD box set, and CK in2u. Not a lot, and I’m a little narked at not getting Guitar Hero World Tour. I mean, I only asked for the Solus copy, and not the whole kaboodle… which my sister got instead… for her MORE EXPENSIVE console… but nevermind.

Oh yeah, and I got a cold for Christmas too! I must’ve caught it on the way to Leeds to see the family, because it kicked in Christmas morning! GAH!

Friendface

// December 20th, 2008 // No Comments » // General

Wii Music

// November 15th, 2008 // No Comments » // Geeky Stuff, General

Woo! Another game I’ve been wanting to get hold of! Wii Music lets you conduct and produce music by waving the Wiimote and nunchuk in a variety of different ways. I haven’t played it for long and already my arms hurt! ūüėõ

The only problem I can see is that there aren’t many songs to choose from, and you can’t download new ones. However you can share videos with others so you can experience first hand other people’s take on the songs in the game.

Trauma Centre: New Blood

// November 9th, 2008 // No Comments » // Geeky Stuff

I picked up a new game when I was in Leeds visiting some of the family. The sequel to Trauma Centre: Second Opinion has finally come out and I’ve been dying to get my hands on it! Here’re the opening credits:

It kinda reminds me of the intro used for House M.D., don’t ya think?

Sadly, I couldn’t play it when I was at my sister’s because she couldn’t find her nunchuk controller, so I had to wait until I got home. It’s pretty much the same as before, but with improved graphics and gameplay, brand new story, widescreen mode, and actual speech for the characters (A lot of people find this annoying, but not me). I’m gonna be playing this bad boy for ages yet!

New licence!!

// November 4th, 2008 // No Comments » // General

After a couple of months of re-learning…

I’VE PASSED MY DRIVING TEST!!!!

I’m well chuffed with this feat! The last time I had been behind a car was a few years ago when I was leaning under the instruction of a capable instructor in Middlesbrough who was a friend of the family. Back then, when I did my test for the very first time, I failed it horribly (I got a number of minors and one BIG major!). After that, I didn’t continue my lessons. This wasn’t because I was disgruntled or put off, I just couldn’t be arsed. Public transportation in Middlesbrough was pretty good. Buses were regular, mostly on time, and taxis were plentiful and didn’t cost too much to get ya home after a night on the piss. (more…)

Happy Birthday!

// October 29th, 2008 // No Comments » // General

Happy Birthday to me!
Happy Birthday to me!
Happy Birthday to meeeee!
Happy Birthday to mee!

Diet Update

// October 18th, 2008 // No Comments » // Diet

Yup, it’s that time again for another DIET UPDATE and I’m especially proud of what I’ve achieved today!

Wii Fit informed me this morning that I am now within my IDEAL WEIGHT range! Only just, mind, at:

24.97 BMI

but it’s not overweight anymore! Excellent! That’s 12 stone 6 pounds!

Here’s hoping the next milestone comes along in good time…

Podcast Mini-rant

// October 13th, 2008 // No Comments » // Geeky Stuff, General

So who in the UK watches video podcasts about gadgets?

I like possibly* many other fellow UK-eans like watching video podcasts on gadgets and upcoming technology. The problem I’m facing is that there’s very few out there that are decent. I stick to one at the moment – Sky News Technofile. It’s informative, varied, and ENGLISH! However it’s only weekly, and I want a podcast that’s updated more frequently. (more…)

It’s nice to have company

// October 8th, 2008 // No Comments » // Geeky Stuff, General

I’ve been pretty bored recently, so I thought I’d sort out the gallery on the site again and then add some photos of my friend coming to visit.

Just use a link on the right to see them all.

Sorry everyone

// October 3rd, 2008 // No Comments » // Diet, Geeky Stuff, General

[NOTE] This was added because I hadn’t updated the site with any posts. I have since travelled back in time and added them. [/NOTE]

I’ve been neglecting again! Here I am getting bored now and then, when I could be making a post on my blog! Oh well… Here’s a quick update of what I’ve been up to: (more…)