Wednesday, February 27, 2008


from Saturday Night Live

Tuesday, February 19, 2008

I feel sorry for Rafa

Now that I have started to understand Rafa, I am sorry to see him being tormented by his useless players. Still, that was a good FA cup weekend.

Friday, February 15, 2008

Matchbox labels

At flickr, a collection of old matchbox labels including many from the sov era.

Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Word of the day

I’m not a vegangelical.

Saturday, February 09, 2008

My Doctor Who Scarf

Amy made this Doctor Who scarf for me for Christmas.

Tuesday, February 05, 2008

Simple political poster

I don't have a vote. If I did I would vote for Obama. I don't like dynasties.

Friday, February 01, 2008

Chester on the Gough Map

gough map

The Gough Map is a map of the island of Great Britain, dating between 1355 and 1366 CE. It is supposedly the oldest surviving road map of Great Britain. You can browse the map online. Below I have cut out the piece showing Chester. The little place to the SW is Liverpool. And Manchester just does not exist. The red lines are roads. You can see that there was a river crossing at Chester even before the Old Dee Bridge was built around 1387.

gough map

Transit Tricks

In the UK everyone pretends nothing is happening. In the US, not so much