Archive for September, 2004

Site Launch: Barclays Capital

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2004

Last week another perfectly formed robotperson website emerged from the Bernard Hodes assembly line and entered the real world …er, virtual world, that is. The build is the latest iteration of the Barclays Capital Campus Recruitment website, and it’s rather nice. Visit Barcap Campus Recruitment > Although almost none of you will understand, I’m going […]

Man here

Thursday, September 16th, 2004

Man see shed. Shed roof bad – let in rain; rot shed; things wet. Man frown. Man think. Man remember can use tool, can build what man think. Man plan. Man buy wood; tool; roofing felt. Man use tool; build new shed roof: things not wet, shed not rot. Man pleased, man smile. Man triumphant! […]

Every Extend

Wednesday, September 15th, 2004

A feature in this month’s Edge Magazine looks at freeware PC shoot ’em ups (or ‘schmups as the genre seems to be called now). It’s the kind of article I would probably only have skimmed had my sister, Rachel not recently introduced me to the superb flash game, Zookeeper. A simple Tetris / Gems / […]

The train in Spain

Friday, September 10th, 2004

Today you join me on a train heading north out of Malaga. I’m excited because the weather is terrific here (and terrible back home); the travelling is an adventure; and most of all because we’re heading to Cordoba, which is where my sister lives. The original plan was to spend 10 days in Spain including […]

Under the weather

Saturday, September 4th, 2004

As this week has gone on I’ve felt increasingly rough, to the point where yesterday I felt so ropey that I took the day off as sick. As ever, the early signs were there, and with me there are two key indicators of an impending illness: Extreme sensitivity to cigarettes. This translates into an ability […]