Entries from April 2004

Internal Project Names Unleased To The World

Posted on 29 April 2004 in BBC red button, Interactive TV, Work (No comments yet - be the first!)

Don’t you just love it when internal project names end up on big documents that are released to the public?

Exchanged!

Posted on 28 April 2004 in House (No comments yet - be the first!)

Nuff said.

House Front

Posted on 27 April 2004 in House (No comments yet - be the first!)

So for those interested, here’s what’s going on in the house buying world.

Chugging ‘ell

Posted on 27 April 2004 in Life (No comments yet - be the first!)

It’s been 17 months since I wrote about the bibbed brigade of direct debit collecting charity nuisances and today I finally found out what the masses are aparantly calling them. But chuggers doesn’t describe them well enough for my liking. I much prefer "annoying <insert swearword here>.

Big Cheque

Posted on 23 April 2004 in House (No comments yet - be the first!)

Incidentally, try writing a cheque for over £28,000. It’s very scary.

Cowboys

Posted on 23 April 2004 in House (No comments yet - be the first!)

Have I mentioned that the estate agents are a bunch of cowboys who I will never use again if I can help it?

Tell me why, I don’t like Mondays…

Posted on 19 April 2004 in House (No comments yet - be the first!)

Property crisis and a cold don’t mix.

People who use this site, also like…

Posted on 15 April 2004 in Internet (No comments yet - be the first!)

Launches of new search engines seem to be ten to a penny these days. Yet the launch of one from Amazon is surely a bit more interesting to the world?

Shaun of the Dead

Posted on 13 April 2004 in Entertainment (No comments yet - be the first!)

Saw the wonderful Shaun of the Dead yesterday, which for those of you who don’t know is a romantic comedy. With zombies.

Search Results Extra

Posted on 11 April 2004 in Internet (No comments yet - be the first!)

Incidentally, if details of what people searched for isn’t enough for you, you might be interested in what search term in search engines like Google, MSN and so on, people used to find this site.

Anatomy of Search Results 4

Posted on 11 April 2004 in Internet (No comments yet - be the first!)

One search on BodsCentral from last week had me puzzled. "Hillgate Place". And I had to wonder. Where is Hillgate Place? Maybe my other search results from last week will shed some light…

Rocket Science

Posted on 10 April 2004 in Radio (No comments yet - be the first!)

So it’s week two of Rocket Science with Marc Riley on BBC 6music and it’s sounding good.

Tooth…

Posted on 7 April 2004 in Life (No comments yet - be the first!)

So I’m chomping on a mint and part of my tooth falls out. That’s not particularly fair is it?

Celebrating the 65

Posted on 5 April 2004 in London, Transport (No comments yet - be the first!)

I was reminded about London United taking over the 65 bus route, and this evening I found a I post about it that I made to a mailing list.

Letters to the Editor: April 2004

Posted on 4 April 2004 in Planet Bods (No comments yet - be the first!)

The letters to Planet Bods keep pouring on in! And we keep answering them Oh yes!

RSS Reassurance!

Posted on 3 April 2004 in Planet Bods (No comments yet - be the first!)

Incidentally just because I have become very sceptical about RSS (Really Simple Syndication) and done my latest feed in Atom, doesn’t mean the existing RSS 2.0 and RSS 0.91 feeds are going anywhere.

New Atom Full Post Feed

Posted on 3 April 2004 in Internet, Planet Bods, Web Development (No comments yet - be the first!)

There’s a new full-stories feed for your pleasure. If you use an aggregator to view the site, feel free to give it a try.

Wibbley Wobbley Time Travel

Posted on 2 April 2004 in Radio (No comments yet - be the first!)

Get the wibbley wobbley time travel effects on standby - I’ve dug out (for no other reason than I can) a bit of history. Yep it’s my very first post on a newsgroup. Good old usenet eh?

Top Grades

Posted on 2 April 2004 in BBC, Work (No comments yet - be the first!)

The news that Michael Grade will be the next chairman of the BBC was (as has been reported by the media) welcomed by most of the staff at the BBC.

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