Thinking about developing a signature look for 2009. Also pondering “Let’s stay fine in two oh oh nine” as jan greeting. Needs work I think.
trying to catch up on all the football I have missed in France - but children do not seem to think this is acceptable use of my time.
Waitrose shopped, chicken roasting, internets speedy - it’s nice to be home.
Steak, frites and a glass of rouge before heading home on the eurostar.
nikka white label “peaty and salty” pure malt whisky ftw.
Haircuts for all the family and a selection of neat notebooks just for me.
It might sound pretentious, but grocery shopping in Paris is soooo much nicer than doing it in London. Plus we get our presents on Xmas eve1
Reflecting on fun things to do with RFID after a meeting with makers of the Nabaztag. Their lovely credo? Let All Things Be Connected.
Settling argument over the Beano. Practising card tricks. Waiting for wife to return from China. Procrastinating on packing.
office abandoned, last minute shopping ahoy, then early morning eurostar to Parrreeeee.
trying to convince children that they should sleep in beds and not on the floor.
How lame to offer sites from 1996 (the onion) and 2005 (postsecret) as picks for the year ahead? I mean, Bloglines?!? Big fail @theguardian
Off to 2nd school play me the week. I demand bravura performances from the 5 year olds.
Dusting down the casting couch for auditions to find a new host for the Penguin Podcast http://bit.ly/pengpod
Christmas gifts received today - a block of wood (!) and the spectacular dutch 5 euro coin http://bit.ly/5euro
If you want to teach kids that games can be fun and beautiful then world of goo gets a 5-year-old’s approval.
Zut alors! Reading about the Le Web conference makes me pretty much never want to go to any conference ever again.
Beano Christmas gifts a mixed bag (literally). My Little Pony magazine body glitter judged the winner.
leaving office to buy tombola tickets and chow down on hot dogs at school xmas fair.
Launching Bookcamp - a day of bookish experimentation http://bit.ly/bookcamp
Busy organising bookcamp (mainly retrieving newly created and newly forgotten passwords tbh). Now off to Webby night at the ICA.
A packed day began with a breakfast meeting and finished with bunkbed assembly. Now time for wine.
Looking forward to home-made beef and ale stew with dumplings. The smell is making me gurn with anticipation.
Setting up gmail, twitter, wiki and blog for Bookcamp09 ;-)
Watch this crazy dood use freakin electrodes to make his face move in time to music! For real! http://bit.ly/electroface
listening to people in a room in new york discuss iPhone apps. My contribution to this conference call is minimal.
Son has feigned illness to get sent home from school. I am now campaigning for lie detectors to be installed.
Standing a foot away from a snogging ronnie wood and ekatarina. Tabloid dreams.
Halfway between games’n’stories and music’n’beer.
‘judging fan fiction by the finished works is like judging sex by the stains on the sheet’ cory doctorow
Heading to lunch w/@cshirky. We are meant to have a smart question for him. So let’s twittersource it.