Archive for January, 2005


Thursday, January 27th, 2005

Over chimichangas at El Mexicano last week Lara described to me her work-out routine. A moderately distended belly freed my mind to wander from it’s normal preoccupation with food, and so I listened. Imagining her in a gym full of radiating humans, I pictured them all furiously trying to convert their lipid-based energy into entropic […]

Travel tip

Wednesday, January 26th, 2005

This from a couple of weeks ago, taken from the laptop: Today’s travel tip comes to you from somewhere high above the North Sea, where I am homeward-bound. It has been a day of much travelling, including a very exciting maiden flight on a turbo-prop plane (not least because of the wind-shear), but my nugget […]

Platinum card

Saturday, January 8th, 2005

I always thought that I was special, but now I know I am. For today in the post I received an invitation for… (fanfare) an American Express Platinum Card. Wow. Normally my actual-reality spam filters disregard this sort of thing instantly, but somehow the idea of a Platinum Card nestling in my wallet teased at […]


Thursday, January 6th, 2005

Some lifestyle links for your consumption. Nike Zvezdochka kicks. Designed by Marc Newson as a general purpose shoe for cosmonauts. I had a chance to pick up a pair of these at Microzine, a magazine / concept shop off Upper St. near work. Although they’re intriguing, I didn’t £195 like them, and of course they’re […]


Wednesday, January 5th, 2005

The holiday break would seem to be the perfect opportunity to spruce up the site a bit, take some time to write a few notes and generally perk up my work-rate on robotperson. Ah, if only. When your brain craves only high fat / high sugar / sofa based passive activities it simply cannot be […]