The wrapping paper is in the bin, the final turkey remnants have been eaten, and the decorations are packed away in the attic. Christmas is almost over for another year. Only one thing remains to be taken care of, the (becoming traditional) Third Annual Wee Doors Christmas Card of the Year Awards (2010)(more...)
A bit of geeky fun cropped up on Twitter a few days ago in the form of the #songsincode hashtag game, the purpose of which was to rewrite popular songs in the form of programming code and still have the song be recognisable (I said it was geeky). I’ve listed all my entries below, written in a Java-like code. Can you name the songs?(more...)
Schmap is a leading publisher of digital travel guides for 200 destinations throughout the United States, Europe, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.Recently, I was pleased to be informed that a random snap I took of Belfast City Hall grounds with my mobile phone had been included in the 8th edition of the Schmap Belfast Guide in the “Belfast City Centre and Laganside Walk” section.(more...)
On Saturday 13th June 2009 I got up just before 5:00 a.m. and fired up my web browser. Surprisingly enough, this isn’t what I usually do at that time on a Saturday morning. The reason? Facebook launched it’s username vanity URLs at 5:01 a.m. BST (12:01 a.m. EDT) on Saturday, June 13 and I wanted to grab mine.(more...)
Googling myself is something I do from time to time and, from time to time, it turns up a surprise. This time, the surprise turned up was that one of the search results was a link to a Times Online article that mentions my earlier post, “25 Random Things About Me”.(more...)
I’ve been suckered into taking part in another Facebook meme – the album cover.
- Go to Wikipedia and click Random
The first random article you get is the name of your band.
- Go to “Random Quotations”
The last four or five words of the very last quote of the page is the title of your first album.
- Go to Flickr and click on “explore the last seven days”
Third picture, no matter what it is, will be your album cover.
- Use Photoshop, MS Paint, Paint.NET or similar to put it all together to make an album cover.
- Post it to Facebook with this text in the “caption” and tag the friends you want to join in.
May I therefore now present my first album, “Capital to form a Corporation”, by Ned Berdard Stonehouse.