"Then it is dark; a night where kings in golden suits ride elephants over the mountains." - John Cheever

Wednesday, November 30, 2005

TV Arials & Freeview

I got myself a Freeview box the other day. Now I'm looking for a good arial, because my reception isn't that great. I figured Amazon would be a good place to search for them as they have customer reviews, but Amazon obviously think there's only one reason anyone would want to watch TV...

Saturday, November 26, 2005

Philosophical muti-storey car park ticket machine

The machine displaying this is near the foot of Techno Bridge, incidentally. (Greenside Place has a handy car park for Saturday shopping in the New Town).

Friday, November 25, 2005

The long goodbye

Good article.


Am thinking of trying to raise the profile of FitzTues, maybe by getting it listed on some UK blog directories. Thoughts?

Monday, November 21, 2005

From the ashes

Review in the New Yorker of interesting-looking new history tome:

Sunday, November 20, 2005

The St James Centre Techno Bridge has won an award!

From the Institute of Structural Engineers. Apparently it's just called the Greenside Place Bridge. Still most excellent however.

Saturday, November 19, 2005

Well, the weather in Edinburgh has been ridiculously cold this week

and I have been using the coolest promotional windscreen ice-scraper I have ever encountered...

Friday, November 04, 2005

Well at least the telly's not #### this time of year

(forgive the ## prudery but am typing this in an extremely corporate environment). Rome pretty good, Bleak House impressively techno-fied and The Thick of It just superb (tho last night's final episode the weakest of the 2nd series I think).